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Chilling and compelling quotes on CNN.com this morning from preportedly verified anonymous online Q&A (I know how that sounds) with abduction victim Hannah Anderson.Obviously the most important questions are, Is she all right? What really happened? And, of course, Is this account of an ask.fm anonymous Q&A with her true?I can't answer, but I can say that -- maybe in the interest of speed -- atrocious copywriting errors by CNN itself were left in. Let's get this right, people. It's actual news about something really bad (emphasis below is mine). Hannah Anderson did what any teenage girl would do after a life-changing ordeal: she discussed it with peers online. ... Dawn MacNabb, whose son is one of her closest friends, confirmed to the Associated Press that the postings on ask.fm were by Hannah. She said her son spoke on the phone with Hannah on Tuesday and urged her to delete…

The "mountaintop" vision of civil rights and social justice "remains far away" - Luis Ubiñas, outgoing president of the Ford Foundation. Glad to be liveblogging from this Ford event in NYC today with @goddessjaz @sonalbee and @brooklynsingh. UPDATE: A view from the bloggers' table and a replay of the webstream below:  <a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php?option=com_mobile&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=69fcf137ee" >Courting Change: The Road Ahead for Civil Rights</a>

At this month's 501TechNYC meetup, I had the chance to meet about 50 colleagues in the non-profit tech field and present a version of our NTEN panel, "3 Faces of the Digital Manager," originally given in April with Laura Brahm, Danielle Brigida and Yesenia Sotelo.The worst part was not having my killer co-panelists from the NTC in Minneapolis. But the best part was spending the final 30 minutes brainstorming with the entire room. The assignment was to make a longer list of "words to live by" when managing digital change inside an organization.For context, here's the introduction to the NYC talk, followed by the list we built up together. Every organization has a different "culture of tech," and every web manager, digital strategist or social media editor uses a different approach to get things done. Your style for managing change is as important as your tools or your budget. And there's no single…

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