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Documents that Changed the World: The Star Spangled Banner turns 200

Information School Professor Joe Janes takes a look at “The Star Spangled Banner” for his Documents that Changed the World series.

Hold that RT: Much misinformation tweeted after 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

University of Washington researchers have found that misinformation spread widely on Twitter after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing despite efforts by users to correct rumors that were inaccurate.

Documents that Changed the World: The Book of Mormon

Joe Janes of the UW Information School discusses the famous book and its origin as part of his ongoing podcast series, “Documents that Changed the World.”

News Digest: Built “ecologies” lecture April 4, cybersecurity competition winner, autism awareness lectures

Built “ecologies,” resource integration subject of lecture April 4 || UW wins sixth consecutive regional cybersecurity competition || Autism center lecture series in Seattle, Tacoma

Documents that Changed the World: The ‘Casablanca’ letters of transit

The latest in the Documents that Changed the World podcast series is about a famous World War II-era document that never existed at all.