Today: Indiana University Northwest economics Professor Micah Pollak talks about his major COVID-19 related project: almost daily entries in his personal Twitter account with data, observances and views on the impact of the pandemic on northwest Indiana. Check it out here. Joseph Pete with the "Times of Northwest Indiana" reviews his recent stories out in print and online, many of them as updates about the coronavirus' impact on local and regional business. Stories include some projected casino layoffs and the latest unemployment report. He also talks about a project to bring three new restaurants into a busy Schererville business corridor.
Tech giants are testifying before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Tuesday about Russian efforts to spread disinformation in the U.S. Representatives of Facebook, Twitter and Google, along with two national security analysts, will speak with lawmakers about ways that Russia has used the social media platforms.
President Trump tweets a lot. With tens of millions of followers on Twitter, Trump proposes policy, shares his latest actions and reacts to the news. But 140 characters rarely gives the full context. Here, we attempt to do just that for key tweets.