Social Media http://wvtf.org en The Case of Brandon Raub http://wvtf.org/post/case-brandon-raub <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Virginia man is suing the F.B.I. and local police over his arrest for things he wrote on Facebook. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:41:54 +0000 Sandy Hausman 19667 at http://wvtf.org The Case of Brandon Raub Careful What You Copy http://wvtf.org/post/careful-what-you-copy <p>The rise of digital technology has made sharing something you see on the web, a daily event for many people.&nbsp; But there’s a gray area when it comes to what is legal to copy and share, and what’s not.</p><p></p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 12:55:19 +0000 Robbie Harris 17919 at http://wvtf.org Careful What You Copy Springboard to Space http://wvtf.org/post/springboard-space <p>Parents and grandparents may anguish over the amount of time kids spend playing video games or watching videos on YouTube, but a University of Virginia student offers reassurance.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p>21-year-old Patrick Carney decided to take some time off from college to focus on YouTube.&nbsp; It’s not the kind of news that would thrill many parents, but Carney had a plan.&nbsp; He launched one of the fastest growing YouTube channels, devoted to a popular video game called Clash of Clans.</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 17:52:53 +0000 Sandy Hausman 15420 at http://wvtf.org Springboard to Space Who is Bradley Manning? http://wvtf.org/post/who-bradley-manning <p>In May of 2010 an American soldier named Bradley Manning was arrested in Iraq and accused of leaking hundreds of classified documents and secret diplomatic cables to the publisher of Wikileaks, Julian Asange. Manning was held, in solitary confinement, at a military prison in Quantico, Virginia for nine months.&nbsp; His clothes and glasses were taken away, and he was subject to what a United Nations observer called cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:06:00 +0000 Sandy Hausman 5402 at http://wvtf.org Who is Bradley Manning? VaNews for 04.15.13 http://wvtf.org/post/vanews-041513 <p>If you think there are too many lawyers in politics it may be time to think again, at least where the Virginia General Assembly is concerned.</p><p>That story and one that exposes a loophole in the state’s new texting-while-driving law were at the top of the hit list on the Virginia Public Access Project’s <a href="http://vpap.org">VaNews link</a> this past week. Fred Echols reports .</p><p><em>VaNews is a free public service of the Virginia Public Access Project and can be found at <a href="http://www.vpap.org">vpap.org.</a></em></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:07:08 +0000 Fred Echols 2859 at http://wvtf.org VaNews for 04.15.13