D.C. Public Schools are in the spotlight once again after another scandal leads to the Chancellor's resignation. No women represent Maryland in Congress, but five have been chosen as candidates for Lt. Governor. And details emerge about what Prince George's County offered and why it wasn't chosen by Amazon to host their new headquarters.
Anger is everywhere online, whether it’s furious tweets over delays on public transit or personal zingers exchanged over a hot-button issue. But the ways we express frustration over social media are often very different from our face-to-face interactions. Tech Tuesday explores what contributes to anger and negative energy in social media, from rage-tweeting to trolling.
- Jennifer Golbeck Associate Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland; Director, Human Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland
- Chuck Thies Politics, Media, Advocacy, Communications Consultant; Former Campaign Manager, Vincent Gray for Mayor 2014
- Johannes Eichstaedt Co-Founder, World Well-Being Project; Data Scientist in Psychology; Phd. Candidate, The University of Pennsylvania
The Best D.C. Rage Tweets
Most Recent Shows
We look at the role of school counselors in helping troubled kids and discuss the psychological toll of experiencing, hearing about, and preparing for mass shootings.
A journalist, jazz vocalist, and former club owner discuss the surprising new spots that are working to ensure that jazz remains a vibrant part of D.C.'s music scene.
This February, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed a bill allowing women who become pregnant through rape to sue and terminate the parental rights of their rapist.