The infamous Twitter. Playing a role now more than ever in the detailing of government events and misdoings. You can’t blame it, though. It is a platform that lends itself to free speech and zero filter. 287 more words
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Roger Waters, speaking at a concert in Spain, branded the White Helmets–universally portrayed by Western media as glorious heroes–as a bunch of frauds.
“We live in a world where propaganda seems to be more important than what’s really going on.” 17 more words
MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) SUBJECT TO FACT-CHECKING BY RAPPLER — Maria Ressa is having sleepless nights. She is very worried about threats by Filipino netizens to leave Facebook and switch to other social media platforms like VK.com, ELLO and others. 117 more words
SAN FRANCISCO, California (The Adobo Chronicles, San Francisco Bureau) – For CEO Maria Ressa, being designated as a fact-checker of news on social media by no less than Facebook, is quite a feather on Rappler’s cap. 163 more words
Today, Rappler published one of its first “fact-checks” on social media news, as part of its new partnership with Vera Files and Facebook.
Of course, Rappler chose to fact-check a “news” item about its CEO, Maria Ressa. 340 more words