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Boars Are No Longer Haram For ISIS

Three ISIS members are now dead because of boars attacking and three ISIS members being killed. Boars must no longer be haram. “It is likely their movement disturbed a herd of wild pigs, which inhabit the area as well as the nearby cornfields,” he said. Three days before the boars attacked, the ISIS militants had… Continue reading Boars Are No Longer Haram For ISIS

Information Warfare · Russia

Dissident Russian Cartoon

A cartoon about Putin raping Russian. Video at the bottom. Мультфильм о Путине, насилующем Россию © Санечка Беляев Small Putin and great Russia 4-16 September 1999 2000 The Inauguration of President “I swear to respect and protect the rights of Russian citizens To observe and protect the constitution of the Russian Federation To defend the… Continue reading Dissident Russian Cartoon

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“Black and Blue Journalism” Hurting America

Almost everybody who attended public schools in the United States learned about William Randolph Hearst and Yellow Journalism. Yellow Journalism:  journalism that is based upon sensationalism and crude exaggeration. “equating murder and dismemberment with smoking pot is the worst yellow journalism” Yes, we are still inundated with overly sensational, overly crude, and essentially useless journalism.… Continue reading “Black and Blue Journalism” Hurting America

Information operations · Information Warfare · social media

Facebook says it will crack down on government-led misinformation campaigns

by Nick Statt@nickstatt Apr 27, 2017, 1:15 pm EDT Facebook’s newest measure to combat disinformation and misuse of its services is a push to rid the social network of malicious, potentially state-sponsored “information operations.” The company, which published a report on the subject today, defines these operations as government-led campaigns — or those from organized… Continue reading Facebook says it will crack down on government-led misinformation campaigns

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Information Operations and Facebook

Information Operations and Facebook By Jen Weedon, William Nuland and Alex Stamos April 27, 2017 Version 1.0 Introduction Civic engagement today takes place in a rapidly evolving information ecosystem. More and more, traditional forums for discussion, the exchange of ideas, and debate are mirrored online on platforms like Facebook – leading to an increase in… Continue reading Information Operations and Facebook

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Event: World Press Freedom Day: A Conversation with BBG & GW

Join the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and The George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs for a conversation about the role of US international journalists, defending press freedom, and protecting journalists. Date Monday, May 1st, 2017 Time 8:15 AM – 9:00 AM (EDT): registration and networking breakfast 9:00 – 11:00 AM (EDT): program… Continue reading Event: World Press Freedom Day: A Conversation with BBG & GW