#Eurosphere agenda: Facebook fake news tools ready for Germany elections… Davos Summit during Trump’s presidency…

Facebook to roll out fake news tools in Germany BBC News | Europe | World Edition   Facebook is rolling out new tools in Germany to help combat the spread of fabricated news stories. Defeat of Davos BBC News | Europe | World Edition   Brexit, Donald Trump, and the rise of populism have left the world’s … Read more

#Cyberculture – “US expels Russian diplomats over cyber attacks…

US expels Russian diplomats over cyber attacks AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH)   Obama defends expulsions, calling action “a necessary and appropriate response to efforts to harm US interests”. Russia-US row: Putin rules out tit-for-tat expulsion of diplomats BBC News | Europe | World Edition   Russia’s President Putin rules out a tit-for-tat expulsion of US diplomats … Read more

For the record, “all identified Paris attackers were from the EU…

EU official: all identified Paris attackers were from the EU Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Despite the rumors that tricked more than half the state governors in the USA into enacting racist anti-Syrian policies, there is no evidence that the Paris attackers came from outside the EU. (more…) VIDEO: Bataclan band: People died saving friends BBC News … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Towards Digital Constitutionalism?… “Head of Facebook in Europe to be investigated in Germany for allowing racist posts

Head of Facebook in Europe to be investigated in Germany for allowing racist posts The Next Web by Ben Woods Facebook’s relationship with the content its users post and the balancing act it needs to pull off to allow free speech (but remove hate speech) is a tricky one. Today, it’s in hot water with German … Read more

Journalism roundup: “How to be literate in what’s changing journalism..Russia’s new global news agency: Sputnik

How to be literate in what’s changing journalism Pressthink – Follow JR – Nov 9 – For each, they should understand: What it means, why it’s important, and where things are going with it. I’ve added a link or two to help get you started. And I’m happy to receive your comments about what’s missing … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: EU summit on climate and energy, Ebola…”Cyprus President replaced by Greek PM at EU summit…

Cyprus President replaced by Greek PM at EU summit  EurActiv.com Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades was hospitalised ahead of the first day of the EU summit yesterday (23 October), and was replaced at the summit by Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. This is the first time that a leader from another country replaces a colleague at the EU … Read more

“At Least 35 Dead in New Violence in Kiev… #euromaidan

At Least 35 Dead in New Violence in Kiev Deadly clashes erupted in the Ukrainian capital Kiev early Thursday morning, with at least 35 protesters confirmed dead by Mashable, many from gunshot wounds. The spasm of violence shattered a truce called late Wednesday night by opposition members and the president. Deadly violence shatters Ukraine truce as EU … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Violent protests break out in Bosnia

More than 130 injured in anti-government protests in Bosnia   More than 130 people, including 104 police officers, were injured in a second day of anti-government demonstrations in the Bosnian town of Tuzla Violent protests break out in Bosnia   Demonstrators in Bosnia set fire to government buildings in Sarajevo and Tuzla amid mounting unrest … Read more

Well, there is something called U.S. Government Shutdown…

U.S. Government Shutdown: Who to Follow on Twitter UPDATE: Just after 12 a.m. ET on Tuesday, the government shutdown became official, according to government officials and multiple news reports. As Americans consider the ominous specter of a government shutdown, here, below, is a list of Twitter accounts that will keep you informed Ten Questions About Obamacare … Read more

As the world seems to be back in the old Cold War game, Turkey also assumes its older role… A FP roundup…

Back to the old Cold War game With the upcoming lifting of the arms embargo for Assad regime opponents in Syria we are back to the old game: Cold War –  the USA and the former Soviet Union both offering advanced weapon systems to the belligerent parties (visual montage) . MAIN FOCUS: Fears that the … Read more