#Journalism agenda: “Fact-Checking Won’t Save Us From Fake News”

  Fact-Checking Won’t Save Us From Fake News FiveThirtyEight » Features by Brooke Borel Fake news. We’ve used this phrase so many times in the past two months that it’s almost lost meaning — partly because it can mean so many different things. Depending on who you talk to, “fake news” may refer to satirical news, … Read more

“Open Anthropology” presents: “An Anthropological Perspective on Elections and Politics”

  To the list of reasons why the 2016 presidential contest in the United States has been especially notable and newsworthy, we might add the number of superlatives surrounding it. Headlines refer to the two leading contenders—Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donald J. Trump—as the “least trusted” and “most unfavorable candidates ever.” Despite the unpopularity of the … Read more

Benghazi attack aftermath… Middle East Protests all over…

What’s actually in the Mohammed video? from FP Passport by Joshua Keating Sam Bacile has reportedly gone into hiding after his film, the ?Innocence of Muslims,? provoked yesterday’s violence in Egypt in Libya, including the attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. Who is Nakoula Basseley Nakoula? from AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Enigmatic Egyptian-American … Read more

the Pretext used to attack American entities is a bigger insult to Islam…

Yahya Arhab/European Pressphoto Agency-Protesters sought to storm the United States embassy during a protest against an anti-Islamic film in Sana on Thursday. I could not follow the related news in great detail but what I understand is that: an a-obscure Israeli director who lives in US produces a very low quality an anti-Islam movie and … Read more

Libya roundup: Turkey to run Benghazi airport…….

  Turkey to run Benghazi airport: PM ANKARA, Mar 28, 2011 (AFP) – Turkey will take over the running of the airport in Libya’s rebel bastion of Benghazi to facilitate the distribution of humanitarian aid, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday. Ottoman Tripolitania by M.A.M Under the Ottomans, the Maghreb was divided into … Read more

Sarkozy seizes the moment, French-led intervention begins in Libya

Still here in Turkey, many people rely on scepticism on western intentions, while “muslim” Gaddafi murders muslim Libyan citizens…. France send warplanes against Libya after Gaddafi’s forces enter Benghazi from Wash Post Europe by Liz Sly, Karen DeYoung and Sudarsan Raghavan Sarkozy confirms no-fly zone, says Libyan leader attacked civilians with “murderous madness”; rebel warplane … Read more

Gaddafi murders continue in Libya, Bastille Day in Egypt

  2011-03-06 [UPDATE] Bastille Day in #Egypt, Egyptians Storm Secret Service, US Secretary of Defense, Gates En Route; #Amndawala Leaks launches on Facebook and Twitter from WL Central by carwin biloquist 2011-03-05 Bahrain Clashes Last Night in Hamad Town, Unconfirmed rpts of Pro-Gov ‘Thugs’ with Al Qaeda flag threatening residents. What is happening in Libya … Read more

Damn you Gaddafi! May God help people of Benghazi…

View Protests across the Middle East in a larger map Libya: Benghazi Rises Against Gaddafi (Updated) from Global Voices Online by John Liebhardt Written by John Liebhardt News organizations and people on the ground have reported that Libya’s army have shot at demonstrators in Benghazi protesting against the 42-year-rule of Muammar Al Gaddafi. Located 1,400km … Read more