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Fake News or Self-Justifying Confirmation Bias?

© Josh Sager – January 2016

In recent months, media outlets and politicians have declared “fake news” to be a scourge on the political system and a major threat to democracy. 1,004 more words

Policy Discussion

How independent are we? Media

Just going straight to the point. a very simple question as the ones we, in this e-world don`t

like to ask ourselves.

we go round seeing concepts labelled as “independent” music, businesses, Countries (Africans, especially). 522 more words

Media suppression: Favourite tool of the "Strongman"

Published: Exit Albania – December 18 2016

The western world is in the midst of a liberal hangover. The march towards progression, equality, tolerance and diversity appears to have hit a standstill and we are biting our nails in anticipation of what will come next. 1,328 more words


State security agents have been spying on journalists at South Africa’s public broadcaster

South Africans journalists and former executives have been testifying this week about political interference, intimidation and espionage within the towers of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). 470 more words


If there is a man who rattles and disturbs creative minds in Kenya then it has to be the one and only Ezekiel Mutua. Every time he tweets or walks to a news conference, the creative world in this great country quivers and runs for safety. 1,044 more words

Social Issues

Project Censored's Media Freedom Summit w/ Abby Martin, Mnar Muhawesh

Project Censored celebrated their 40th anniversary with a Media Freedom Summit. The main panel was moderated by Abby Martin and featured Mnar Muhawesh of MintPress News, NYU Professor Mark Crispin Miller, and Salon.com founder David Talbot.  30 more words