Wednesday, 18 May , 2022

Social Media

We Cannot Rely on Billionaires to Create Necessary Guardrails on Social...

Nothing makes the case for public ownership of online public spaces like a billionaire proposing to buy one. By Katrina vanden Heuvel* May 3, 2022 “The most...

PayPal shuts accounts of anti-war publications Consortium News and MintPress News

By Kevin Reed 4 May 2022 Over the past week, the online payments company PayPal has launched a censorship campaign against independent and left-wing publishers who...

New McCarthyism in the West

White House makes “strategic decision” to wage war on unflattering words about NATO By Rick Rozoff January 29, 2022 n all seriousness, the U.S. government may not...

Julian Assange has a stroke in Belmarsh prison: Fiancée blames extreme...

Dec 11, 2021 Julian Assange has had a stroke in Belmarsh Prison, his fiancee Stella Moris revealed last night. The WikiLeaks publisher, 50, who is being held...

The Facebook Team that Tried to Swing Nicaragua’s Election is Full...

A tacit agreement between the government and Facebook appears to have been made: you can keep the profits, but we control the message. As...

Newly released documents expose how US intelligence meddled in Venezuelan elections...

By Kit Klarenberg 1 Nov, 2021 America’s interference in the electoral process in Venezuela is laid bare in a series of files that reveal how Washington provided...

This Is the Newest Front in Anti-Vaxxers’ War on Instagram Misinfo...

And they’re using these latest techniques to draw followers into other far-right movements. By Kiera Butler October 4, 2021 Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the...

120 politicians, journalists, and artists sign letter urging Merkel to confront...

Jul 12, 2021 Over a hundred people from German politics, media, and art have called on their chancellor to confront Joe Biden during an upcoming...

Like, Share, Recruit: How a White-Supremacist Militia Uses Facebook to Radicalize...

By SIMON SHUSTER/KYIV, UKRAINE and BILLY PERRIGO/LONDON January 7, 2021 photo: Maxim Dondyuk for TIME The snow had just melted on the streets of Kyiv when...

Israel-Palestine: How social media was used and abused

As ceasefire agreed, tech giants come under spotlight over censorship, disinformation and manipulation concerns from past two weeks By Rayhan Uddin 21 May 2021 During the recent violence...