June 15, 2018

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First: How do America’s child welfare services respond to a call about a child who could be in trouble? We look at the inner workings of the system and how algorithms might help.

Next: People often yearn for a simpler time. That nostalgia isn’t uncommon, and depending on the scenario, it could be healthy. Le Moyne College psychology professor Krystine Batcho explains why.

Then: Local news outlets are struggling financially, and national outlets are losing trust. How do we restore journalism? The answer might be at your local library.  

media, algorithms, nostalgia, Culture, Libraries, Laura Saunders, Krystine Batcho, Rhema Vaithianathan, Emily Putnam-Hornstein

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