Common Ground 405 – Soap Maker Bill Smith & the band Tea Tum

>>>”COMMON GROUND” IS FUNDED BY THE MINNESOTA ARTS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE FUND AND THE CITIZENS OF MINNESOTA. CAPTIONING PROVIDED BY CAPTION ASSOCIATES, LLC WWW.CAPTIONASSOCIATES.COM>>>HI, I’M RACHEL JOHNSON. AND THANKS FOR JOINING US ON “COMMON GROUND.” IN THIS WEEK’S EPISODE, WE FOLLOW BILL SMITH THROUGHOUT THE COLORFUL PROCESS OF CREATING SMALL BATCHES OF HAND CRAFTED SPECIALTY…

Schools are watching students’ social media, raising questions about free speech

JUDY WOODRUFF: But first: Schools are paying a lot more attention to what students post online, and that can have severe consequences for students and schools. Harvard University withdrew the admittance of at least 10 incoming freshmen who had reportedly posted violent, racist and sexually explicit content in a private Facebook group. High schools are…

The Upside of Social Media Narcissism

An older colleague of mine, Huw, often complains about “kids these days–with their tweeting, Facebook. A whole generation of self-absorbed, narcissistic people.” Narcissism is defined as the obsession with your appearance, being extremely egotistical, or having an unhealthy admiration of your intellect. Is the millennial generation really more narcissistic than previous generations? And are sites…