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Rohingya: Hate speech, lies and media misinformation | Myanmar

On The Listening Post this week: behind the Rohingya crisis, a vicious media campaign has steadily intensified the pressure on an embattled people. Plus, the media black hole in Sinai, Egypt. Rohingya: Hate speech, lies and media misinformation The number of majority Muslim Rohingya forced from their homes in Myanmar is now around 400,000. The United Nations says it looks ...

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Serbian Coach Reveals How Western Media ‘Kills’ North Korean Athletes

Opinion 13:33 16.09.2017(updated 13:36 16.09.2017) Get short URL Many mainstream news agencies make misleading reports of what’s really going on in North Korea, even to the point of spreading outlandish rumors such as athletes being executed for poor results, according to prominent Serbian experts interviewed by Sputnik. Serbian coach Branislav Moro who helped train the North Korea’s women’s national volleyball ...

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Social media ‘influencers’ pressed to properly reveal endorsements by US, UK bodies – World

SAN FRANCISCO: United States truth-in-advertising enforcers have sent letters to supermodel Naomi Campbell, actresses Lindsay Lohan and Vanessa Hudgens and other celebrities asking whether they have paid deals to endorse products on the photo-sharing app Instagram. The letters sent by the US Federal Trade Commission to 21 people with large Instagram followings represent an escalation of the agency’s interest in ...

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Social media ‘influencers’ pressed to properly reveal endorsements by US, UK bodies, World News & Top Stories

SAN FRANCISCO, WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – United States truth-in-advertising enforcers have sent letters to supermodel Naomi Campbell, actresses Lindsay Lohan and Vanessa Hudgens and other celebrities asking whether they have paid deals to endorse products on the photo-sharing app Instagram. The letters sent by the US Federal Trade Commission to 21 people with large Instagram followings represent an escalation of the ...

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Crystal Lake man recovers lost drone thanks to social media

Sarah Nader – snader@shawmedia.com Neil Wolfe of Crystal Lake checks out the spot where his lost drone was found after picking it up Friday, Sept. 8 , 2017 in Crystal Lake. Sarah Nader – snader@shawmedia.com Neil Wolfe of Crystal Lake picks up his lost drone Friday, Sept. 8 , 2017 in Crystal Lake. H. Rick Bamman – hbamman@shawmedia.com Kay and ...

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Cops probe rapes linked to social media – Herald live

Herald live Cops probe rapes linked to social mediaHerald liveEight rape cases where social media platforms were used to befriend the victims – over a six-month period – are under investigation in Port Elizabeth. According to police, most of the cases are believed to be unrelated, sparking fears that sexual …

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Trump, racism, and the media’s obsession

If it weren’t for their sick obsession with race, the national media would have next to nothing to talk about. The October issue of The Atlantic magazine features a long essay by Ta-Nehisi Coates on President Trump being “The First White President,” a lament about the shame Americans should feel in electing a white man after a black one. It’s ...

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Stop personal social media posts, ex-impostor pleads in Las Vegas – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Killing time before his speech on identity theft Thursday, Frank Abagnale won money at a “Monopoly” slot machine. While other tourists would’ve focused on their winnings, Abagnale instead thought about the bar code on his cashout voucher, what sort of information a hacker could learn about a casino. It’s that mindset from Abagnale, whose time as a check forger and ...

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Political correctness runs amok in sports media

Before Colin Kaepernick took a knee and became a movement, he was a pretty good football player. And then, he wasn’t anymore. Whether his foray into social activism coincided with his athletic devolution is debatable, but it is clear that we would not be talking about the fellow today if he were practicing his throws instead of scolding white society ...

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