Image by Jonah Chester After a fight broke out in Brookfield, WI over prized trading cards, Target announced starting May 14 it will be taking Pokémon and sports trading cards […]
New Domains is a series about what's happening in online spaces by WORT reporter Paul Hermann. It seeks to tell the stories of the ever-changing landscape of new media, share engaging tales of online culture, and explain how virtual spaces are affecting the physical world of south central Wisconsin.
TikTok has quickly become one of the top social media apps for young people. But accounts representing local and state government are rare on the video sharing platform. One of […]
In 2017, one UW Madison student created a Facebook group for students to share their own comedic jabs at campus life through memes. Today, the group has grown to nearly […]
Governor Tony Evers has declared 2021 “the year of broadband access,” joining lawmakers across the country making plans to increase spending for high-speed internet access. This week on New Domains, […]
Last Friday, an Amazon warehouse in Alabama held a historic vote on whether to unionize. The vote drew national attention, as it would be the first worker’s union for the […]
Back in March of 2020, when Covid-19 lock-downs first emerged, Paulo Delgado was just one Madison citizen who saw a need for help. He created a Facebook group, Dane County […]