How Virginia college campuses are using Facebook to organize against anti-gay attorney general

Not long ago, Quentin Kidd, a faculty adviser for the student government association at Christopher Newport University, located in Newport News, Virginia, spoke with two politically active students at the school. Nicolaus Usry and Shannon Rhoten, heads of campus Republican and Democrat organizations, had come to him disturbed by a recent letter sent to several schools by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. According to the Washington Post, the letter …

The New Yorker allows Facebook fans access to its paywall content

Though some of the articles published in The New Yorker each week are free, it still shelves many of them behind a paywall. But on my Facebook news feed I just caught a glimpse of a new roll-out from the magazine: web content only available on itsFacebook page:

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And when you click on the link it takes you to a very New Yorker-esque Facebook version of a Jonathan …