B1B2-4. Citizenship & Virtual Worlds

Is whistleblowing investigative journalism or spying?

How a proposed secrecy law would recast journalism as spying Duncan Campbell and Duncan Campbell Home Office plans would remove the public interest defence for whistleblowing, and could put reporters in jail ‘Endorsed by the home secretary, Priti Patel, the consultation into secrecy argues that press disclosures can be worse than spying.’ Photograph: Jessica Taylor/Reuters … Continuer la lecture »

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Power of words and sounds

The power of words and sounds through radio broadcast https://youtu.be/MdnvJ1uK8hs

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Chronologie du Web

Trente ans d’innovations de scandales et de memes: une chronologie du web vu par Le Monde

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Big Brother’s new name

Amazon’s Ring is the largest civilian surveillance network the US has ever seen by Lauren Bridges / Tue 18 May 2021 13.51 BST One in 10 US police departments can now access videos from millions of privately owned home security cameras without a warran ‘Since Amazon purchased Ring in 2018, it has brokered over 1,800 … Continuer la lecture »

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Social Media and the monopoly of information

Who will choose the next US president – the American people, or Facebook? By Jonathan Freedland Fri 31 Jul 2020 The social media titans are more powerful than politicians. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg appears by video during a US house judiciary subcommittee hearing, ‘Online Platforms and Market Power’ … Continuer la lecture »

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Tackling racism on social media : who is responsible?

  Tackling racism on social media is just the tip of the iceberg By Owen Jones   Amid the anger over Wiley’s bigoted tirade, let’s not forget the newspapers that have been peddling prejudice for years ‘Grime artist Wiley – with his half a million followers – unleashed a tirade of undiluted antisemitism on to … Continuer la lecture »

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Should there be limits to the freedom of speech ?

  Facebook starts adding labels to ‘state-controlled media’ and will ban them from running ads in the US ahead of the 2020 election By Tyler Sonnemaker 04/06/2020, for Business Insider France https://www.businessinsider.fr/us/facebook-add-label-state-controlled-media-ban-political-ads-us-2020-6     Facebook and Twitter Must Do More About Trump’s Tweets Twitter is only bringing more attention to the president’s tweets, and Facebook’s … Continuer la lecture »

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#Solidaritea

How can a Tweet become viral and change people’s mentalities ? To what extent have Brands the right to take a stand ? How can morality impact economics ? ****** Tea has become a hot topic in recent days, with Yorkshire Tea and PG Tips joining forces to tell Black Lives Matter critics to no … Continuer la lecture »

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Get Your Brain Back

Here is a very cunning commercial advertising a new high tech product to « get your brain back » suggesting that past new technologies are already outdated and that you need to buy a new one to avoid the dangers of the old ones. Very smart indeed !!

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The roleS of journalists

Making ratings or telling the truth? **************************** How far can the media go when national security is at stake ?

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