4. Citizenship & Virtual Worlds

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 17.09 BST 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 … 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advertising a new high tech product to « get your brain back » suggesting that past new technologies are already outdated and that you need to buy a new one to avoid the dangers of the old ones.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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Advertising: persuasive techniques & the art of rhetoric

Had you ever thought about it ? how influential and insiduously manipulating advertising can be ….

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Heroes created by the media

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-real-meaning-of-the-word-hero/ SCRIPT of VIDEO : In the TV News biz – we ruin a lot of words. We find a word we like and we use it and misuse it – over and over – until just about all its impact is ground out. One word that’s become nearly meaningless in recent years is this … Continuer la lecture »

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Is AI the Future of Man ?

CO. This very interesting transcript of a conversation (video included) with Jaron Lanier will help you understand better why AI has always fascinated Man.   CE. The following article will give you arguments on issues related to Eternal Life and the Survival of the Species :            

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Advertising : fighting stereotypes or using them to sell ?

   

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