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Armenian “genocide” movie panned by critics and flops at box office

“If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.”

There seems to be some debate about whether it was Joseph Goebbels or Adolf Hitler who said it – or whether either of them did. 1,073 more words

Freedom Of The Press

Red Capital in the Media

It is no secret that China’s presence in Hong Kong’s news and media industries has increased significantly in the last few years. Most recently, two prominent mainland investors now have an estimated 20% ownership over the Hong Kong-based i-Cable, a television and internet service provider. 215 more words

Political Freedom

Pakistan: Mob Attacks, Kills Man Accused of Blasphemy -- Third blasphemy-related killing this month

Policemen injured in third such incident this month following a student’s killing by a mob and shooting of faith healer.

 

The killing of Mashal Khan has left Pakistan in state of shock… 518 more words

Fireproof edition of Fahrenheit 451 available after Trump burned books to quell civil unrest

Two weeks after Trump issued Executive Order 19840, which ordered the burning of books deemed by the White House to be inappropriate for the public, Oxford University Press decided to publish a fireproof version of Ray Bradbury’s… 436 more words

Satire

Lyrical Sixties reblogged this on The Big School.

NYT: Facebook Briefly Suspends Account of Outspoken Chinese Billionaire

New York Times: Facebook Briefly Suspends Account of Outspoken Chinese Billionaire. “Guo Wengui, a Chinese-born billionaire who lives in America, has recently publicized accusations of corruption against family members of top-ranking Chinese Communist Party officials. 40 more words

Around The Search & Social Media World

Ghana News Agency: Government will regulate indecent social media content – President

Ghana News Agency: Government will regulate indecent social media content – President. “President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday said his government would institute regulations to guide and control indecent social media content. 26 more words

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