Day: June 5, 2020

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HBO’s Foray into Fake News Amounts to Little More Than Corporate News Propaganda “After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News”HBO’s Foray into Fake News Amounts to Little More Than Corporate News Propaganda “After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News”

A documentary film review by Nolan Higdon HBO’s After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News benefits from strong storytelling but falls short of addressing the central problems associated with fake news. Director Andrew Rossi’s journey through the politicized world of fake news provides an illuminating and engaging introduction to the topic. The film […]

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2020

Does Germany blame Russia for cyberattacks to appease Washington?Does Germany blame Russia for cyberattacks to appease Washington?

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst… Berlin is insistent on maintaining problematic relations with Moscow by making claims against Russia. Long-time German Chancellor Angela Merkel accused Russia in the Bundestag that she was the target of Russian hackers, adding that she had concrete proof of the “outrageous” spying attempts, without actually providing […]

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Putin Declares State Of Emergency After 20,000 Tons Of Oil Spill Into Russian RiverPutin Declares State Of Emergency After 20,000 Tons Of Oil Spill Into Russian River

Russian president Vladimir Putin declared a state of emergency Thursday after 20,000 tons of diesel fuel leaked from a power plant storage facility into a river along the Arctic coast during an accident May 29. The plant, located in the city of Norilsk, is operated by NTEK, a subsidiary of Nornickel, the world’s largest producer […]

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Hong Kong Passes Law Criminalizing ‘Disrespect’ For Chinese National AnthemHong Kong Passes Law Criminalizing ‘Disrespect’ For Chinese National Anthem

The Hong Kong government passed legislation that would jail and fine citizens who disrespect the Chinese national anthem. A Hong Kong citizen who breaks the law and disrespects the anthem would serve a sentence of up to three years in jail and would be fined the equivalent of $6,450 in American currency, Reuters reported. The […]

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2020

‘Never Forget June 4’: Tens Of Thousands Defy Hong Kong Police To Gather For Tiananmen Square Vigil‘Never Forget June 4’: Tens Of Thousands Defy Hong Kong Police To Gather For Tiananmen Square Vigil

Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong defied law enforcement by gathering for a mass vigil Thursday in order to commemorate the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing. The gathering took place in the city’s Victoria Park, where demonstrators shouted anti-communist slogans and lit candles in remembrance of the pro-democracy protestors, […]

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Jun
2020

Architect Behind Sweden’s COVID Strategy Says The Country Had Too Many Coronavirus DeathsArchitect Behind Sweden’s COVID Strategy Says The Country Had Too Many Coronavirus Deaths

Sweden’s chief epidemiologist said Wednesday that he and the country’s other experts should have done more to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. There is “quite obviously a potential for improvement in what we have done,” Anders Tegnell, who helped craft the country’s laid-back approach to COVID-19, told Swedish Radio Wednesday. Tegnell was asked […]

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