Jillian C. York · June, 2010

Latest posts by Jillian C. York from June, 2010

Global: Tweeting the USA/England Match

The Twittersphere was abuzz during the USA/England #worldcup match on June 12. The game was highly anticipated in the United States, where TV ads touted it as the "most anticipated" match of the World Cup, whereas in England, fans were nearly certain their team would win.

USA: Mourning the Loss of American Furkan Dogan, Killed on Flotilla

Following the Israeli Defense Forces' deadly attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, the identities of the nine activists killed aboard the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara have emerged. Eight were Turkish nationals, the other was a 19-year-old Turkish-American dual citizen named Furkan Dogan. In this post, Jillian C. York investigates American perspectives on the teenager's death.