Tag: fake-news

In the latest move to crush democracy in Hong Kong, officials in the region loyal to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have hinted at targeting the media under the guise of combating “fake news” as part of effort to silence dissent against the City’s CCP-betrothed, pro-establishment government.
Hong Kong’s Pro-Communist Establishment Targets Independent Media, Lawyers
In the latest move to suppress Hong Kong's legal freedoms, officials in the region loyal to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have hinted at targeting the media under the guise of combating “fake news” as...
Trust in the media has fallen to new lows in the United States, according to the 2021 trust barometer data by marketing consultancy firm Edelman
Edelman Report: Trust in American Media Falls to All-Time Low
Trust in American media has fallen to new lows, according to the 2021 trust barometer data by marketing consultancy firm Edelman. Less than 50 percent of Americans trust in traditional media, while faith in social...
What was the significance of the year 1984? This was the year set in the dystopian novel by the same name, 1984, by author, George Orwell.
YouTube 1984
What was the significance of the year 1984? This was the year set in the dystopian novel by the same name, 1984, by author George Orwell. For those not in the know, 1984 (published in...
Seeing No Longer Believing: Manipulated Online Images
A peace sign from Martin Luther King, Jr. becomes a rude gesture, President Donald Trump’s inauguration crowd scenes inflated, dolphins in Venice’s Grand Canal, and crocodiles on the streets of flooded Townsville — all manipulated...
A female journalist does an outdoor interview of a man in a tan hat and coat.
How Laws Against Fake News Could End Up Being Super Oppressive
With several countries introducing or proposing to introduce laws against fake news, many social activists fear that such laws could be misused to eventually impose censorship and curtail free speech. What is fake news? In...