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"There's no such thing as an accidental repost:" likes and retweets Russia has used to prosecute activists

Over the past few years, more than 20 people in Russia have been officially convicted or punished for their actions on social networks. Individuals have been fired for selfies, fined for retweets, had their homes searched because of “likes,” and arrested and later released on bail with travel restrictions for a retweet. 2,439 more words

'Unpardonable sin' by PM's Office - Kadir

Former NSTP group chief editor A Kadir Jasin has accused the prime minister’s office of “an unpardonable sin” in alluding to “legacy family wealth” in a response to an article in the New York Times earlier this month. 435 more words

Journalism

Barisan papers fail basic journalism

Utusan, NST, Star, Sun chicken out when Tun Razak’s sons
(minus Najib) respond to ‘legacy family wealth’ claim

Former New Straits Times Press group chief editor A Kadir Jasin has rightly questioned why major newspapers owned by Barisan Nasional parties failed to carry a joint statement by the four brothers of prime minister Najib Abdul Razak defending their late father’s reputation against the prime minister’s office alluding to “legacy family wealth”. 475 more words

Journalism

Does censorship work?

Mbabane, Swaziland | 7 January 2015
Bill Snaddon

Censorship is a slippery thing, much like a bar of soap. You think you’ve got a grip on it and then it slips out of your hand. 585 more words

Obama's Marxists to Rule the INTERNET

THE FCC JUST VOTED TO REGULATE THE INTERNET LIKE A UTILITY

By a 3-2 vote today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to radically overhaul the way Internet service is regulated. 98 more words

Marxism

February 27, 1902: Travels with Steinbeck

John Steinbeck was born and grew up in Salinas, California, a part of the fertile region he would later call the Pastures of Heaven in a collection of short stories and the setting for many of his works. 207 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

MORTAL KOMBAT X GETS BRUTAL

Mortal Kombat makers NetherRealm have confirmed that the next installment in their stupidly popular fighting series will have brutalities. The gore-ridden set pieces will make a long-awaited return after last appearing in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3. 29 more words

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