Journalism agenda: Social Media giants react to fake news phenomena after the damage already done…

Twitter is banning multiple alt-right accounts The Next Web by Abhimanyu Ghoshal Following the release of new features to tackle abuse on its network yesterday, Twitter has begun suspending the accounts of users associated with the alt-right political movement, reports USA Today. That includes the one belonging to Richard Spencer, who heads up the National Policy … Read more

“Information authoritarians vs. ?information anarchists?” A Cyberculture roundup…

Information authoritarians vs. ?information anarchists?: the silent (cyber) war that affects us all NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden finally leaves Moscow airport Hacking attack on Tor allegedly linked to SAIC and NSA The IP address linked to the hacking of Tor bundle has been traced back to that of Science Applications International Corp (a company investigated … Read more

In the mean time, PRISM scandal grows in US…

MAIN FOCUS: US government’s spy programme uncovered | 10/06/2013 After the revelations about the surveillance programme Prism, an employee of the US National Security Agency on Sunday revealed that he was the one who leaked details to the press. The newspapers The Washington Post and The Guardian reported on Friday that in addition to recording … Read more

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