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What do Tweets do for secrets?

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

The MEDIA

Mother Do You Think They'll Drop the Bomb? Roger Waters Denounces White Helmets as 'Fake'

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

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Rappler’s Maria Ressa Very Worried About Filipinos’ Exodus From Facebook

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

Politics

Shut the Internet Down

How long have you been using the internet? Has it changed in that time? Leave a comment, I’m really interested.

At the end is a link to something that has just come up on the… 552 more words

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One Can Choose To Ignore The News

One can choose
To ignore the news,
And put off until tomorrow
The sorrow
And pain.
But what is true
Will break through
Again and again.

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Mark Zuckerberg Rescinds Partnership With Rappler As A Fact-Checker

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

Social Media

Adobo Chronicles’ Statement On Rappler’s Fact-check On Our Story About Maria Ressa

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

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