Reddit Announces New Feature To Tackle Online Harassment

Reddit — one of the most popular social news sites is also, one of the biggest playgrounds for trolls. Harassers and bullies can post with little consequence and their targets haven’t been able to do much about it. Until now. Reddit announced last week a new feature to curb online harassment. It would allow one user to block another if they’re being bothered. Sounds simple, but as Isabella Kulkarni reports blocking users may not be enough to tackle harassment.

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Reelabilities Festival Makes Access An Even Bigger Priority


1 in 5 Americans is disabled. That’s about 20% of the country. That’s not news to the folks behind this weekend’s reelability film festival. The event shows films that represent different kinds of ability on the big screen. But the focus this year, is making sure everyone, regardless of ability, can experience them. Isabella Kulkarni reports.

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New Dating Site Offers A Hunk of “Berning” Love

Looking for a match this election season? You may want to open your browser to Berniesingles.com a new site that launched this week. It’s a dating site for Bernie Sanders fans with the tagline, it’s not only the 1% getting screwed this election season. And it’s new twist on niche dating sites where the business of matchmaking is more about how daters identify, than profit. Isabella Kulkarni reports.

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Remembering Harper Lee

Harper Lee, the author of the seminal American novel, To Kill a Mockingbird died today at 89. That novel, a groundbreaking examination of race in the Deep South, was a finalist for the National Book Award in 1961, and won the Pulitzer Prize that same year. Isabella Kulkarni spoke with Lisa Lucas, the incoming Executive Director of the National Book Foundation about Harper Lee and her lasting influence on American writing.

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