Oppose right-wing censorship at Frankfurt University
wsws.org | wsws.org | 2018-06-23
With this open letter, the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) is protesting against the banning of its meeting on the contemporary relevance of Marxism by the student union at the University of Frankfurt.
The American Right Wing Had Another Great Week Online
Sam Biddle | theintercept.com | 2018-06-22
American conservatives online are living in a weird sort of quantum state: They complain constantly of being persecuted across the web, silenced by a Stasi-like Silicon Valley liberal elite, and censored en masse. And yet their whining has never been harder to ignore, as they succeed again and again at getting tech companies to roll over for them with a smile. | After reports of jailed immigrant children shocked and outraged the portion of the world that objects to putting kids in jail, artist Sam Lavigne, who has worked as an adjunct professor at New York University, posted a list of every Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee he could find on LinkedIn. Lavigne compiled his list through automated "scraping," a technique that essentially lets a computer copy and paste the whole of a website in a targeted manner, saving a human a lot…
Trump decries 'fake news' after ABC says ex-campaign manager 'pleading guilty of manslaughter'
RT | rt.com | 2018-06-21
ABC News was forced to issue a retraction after it aired graphics that falsely claimed US President Donald Trump's disgraced former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, pleaded guilty to five counts of manslaughter.
Seymour Hersh: Media Today Must Cover Yemen & Trump Policy, Not Get Distracted by Tweets
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-06-20
"Our Country's biggest enemy is the Fake News," President Trump tweeted last week, in his latest attack on the nation's press. A week earlier, federal prosecutors revealed they had secretly captured years' worth of phone and email data from journalist Ali Watkins, who broke several high-profile stories related to the Senate Intelligence Committee. A former top aide on the committee, James Wolfe, has been charged with lying to the FBI about his contacts with the press. Meanwhile, Reporters Without Borders recently dropped the United States to number 45 in its annual ranking of press freedom. When the group first published its list in 2002, the United States came in at number 17. We speak with the nation's best-known investigative journalist, Seymour Hersh. He has a new book out looking back on his more than half-century of scoops and digging up secrets. It's titled "Reporter: A Memoir."
'Bad photos!' Trump blasts media for 'fake' G7 summit reporting & tweets GOOD PHOTOS
RT | rt.com | 2018-06-16
Donald Trump has slammed the "fake news media" for showing his encounters with the G7 leaders in a "bad" light and unleashed a series of tweets depicting his friendly relationship with the world elite, full of coziness and smiles.
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