PROVIDENCE – Internet censorship is prevalent in Rhode Island public schools and damaging to the educational environment, according to a report from the state’s chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
The websites of PBS Kids and National Stop Bullying Day, a video clip of the Nutcracker ballet and a website on global warming are among the many websites that so-called Internet filtering software has blocked from students and teachers at public schools.
This article was published online at PBN.com on March 13, 2013
This article was published in the March 4, 2013
print edition of Providence Business News
Social media networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google+ present benefits and dangers for businesses, according to panelists at the third annual Providence Business News Social Media & Marketing Summit. The Feb. 27 event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Providence-Warwick attracted more than 250 members of the Rhode Island business community.
Speakers at the two-panel event sought to provide insights and advice for companies hoping to use social media in an integrated marketing plan that increases leads and generates business.
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