Just before 2 pm EDT, the New York City Police Department called via Twitter for photos of citizens with its officers. Almost immediately the campaign #myNYPD seemed to backfire, as users flooded the hashtag with photos decrying alleged police brutality.The hashtag gave users an opportunity to recall several individuals involved in major cases of NYPD brutality, false accusations, or extrajudicial execution, including 53 more words
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Leaders of the largest nonprofit for young Cuban-Americans, which explicitly refused to accept US government funds, in fact supported Washington’s secret program aimed at toppling Cuba’s government, a leaked report reveals.Roots of Hope were approached by the program organizers in 2011 and discussed how to shift it into private hands, according to interviews and documents obtained by AP. 75 more words
By Eimear Phelan
With the announcement that U.S streaming service Netflix have decided to increase their prices, our reporter Eimear Phelan took a look at what impact the company has had since its arrival.
Twitter executives have admitted that the company has blocked two Turkish social media accounts which were used to leak secret government documents and accuse authorities of widespread corruption.The two accounts – @Haramzadeler333 (which translates to “Son of Thieves”) and @Bascalan (“Prime Thief”) – had nearly one million followers between them and frequently used their statuses to publicize classified files and taped phone conversations that cast Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a harsh light.When searching for the accounts on Sunday, Twitter users found that the whistleblowers’ accounts had been marked as “ 73 more words
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Biased journalism often results from self-serving business interests that the mainstream media coddles. This is why you often find yourself befuddled by unfounded controversies that a controlled media is capable of cranking up.
1.1 Background of the study
This study is on The Impact of Western Television Programmes On The Cultural Values Of Nigerian Youths using Osun State Polytechnic, Iree Students as a case study. 1,283 more words