#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

#EuroSphere- “Swimming lessons obligatory for Muslim girls..; “EU to debate legal status of robots…

Debate: Swimming lessons obligatory for Muslim girls euro|topics   The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Muslim girls must take part in mixed school swimming lessons before they reach puberty. With this ruling the court rejected a complaint brought by Muslim parents living in Switzerland. Commentators welcome the decision but warn that its … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “EU wants to know if Facebook lied about Whatsapp…

EU wants to know if Facebook lied about Whatsapp EUobserver.com – Headline News   Facebook said in 2014 that linking WhatsApp’s phone numbers with Facebook was not possible. In 2016, it became possible, and it happened. Idiocraski: the apocalyptic situation in Poland after a year of trumpism Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow   It’s been a year … Read more

Russian investigation team has arrived but pro-gov’t Turkish dailies claim to have found the culprit in Karlov assassination…

  All of Erdoganist papers blame “FETO” a.k.a Gulen Gr behind the Russian Amb assassination -font page. Just like that. Case is solved. Next? https://t.co/ggC2XH3E2g — ilhan tanir (@WashingtonPoint) December 20, 2016 Pro-AKP talking heads think it was either US, CIA or NATO behind assasination of Russian Amb in Ankara. All jealous of improved TR-RU … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: We might be exposed to a coordinated SM campaign in the #Aleppo drama…

Those “final messages” from Aleppo Syria look more like a coordinated social media campaign than a cry for help@AnissaNow pic.twitter.com/GzASdXPwNU — IN THE NOW (@IntheNow_tweet) 14 Aralık 2016   Trump meets with tech leaders: Apple, Facebook, Google, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Tesla, Intel  Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin   Photo: Donald Trump speaks as PayPal co-founder … Read more

Istanbulites always need some… “Ancient antidepressants found in excavations in Istanbul… Istanbul news roundup…

Ancient antidepressants found in excavations in Istanbul Excavations that have been conducted on Bathonea on the coasts of Küçükçekmece Lake in Istanbul’s Avcılar district have unearthed nearly 700 small ceramic or glass bottles containing antidepressant pills and heart disease drugs. Projects from three countries in top three at Startup Istanbul Three projects from three countries were chosen … Read more

Jussi Parikka: “Earwitnesses of a Coup Night: The Many Media Infrastructures of Social Action”

Earwitnesses of a Coup Night: The Many Media Infrastructures of Social Action The particularly cruel scenes in Ankara and Istanbul from July 15th and 16th circulated quickly. From eye witness accounts to images detached from their context, media users, viewers and readers was soon seeing the graphic depictions of what had happened with the added … Read more

#TurkeyCoup aftermath: Amnesty asks Independent monitors must be allowed to access detainees amid torture allegations…

Turkey: Independent monitors must be allowed to access detainees amid torture allegations amnesty.org – Jul 24, 1:27 PM Amnesty International has gathered credible evidence that detainees in Turkey are being subjected to beatings and torture, including rape, in official and unofficial detention centres in the country. The organization is calling for independent   The internet … Read more

Before the coup attempt occurred, Legal shield for Turkish soldiers in anti-terror ops had become law..

Legal shield for Turkish soldiers in anti-terror ops becomes law A proposal to provide legal protection to soldiers taking part in anti-terror operations and enable the participation of Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) in operations in urban areas was made into law after being published in the Official Gazette on July 14 Gülen more dangerous than Bin Laden: … Read more

Erdoğan in NATO Summit…

  (Reuters/Kacper Pempel) Not too impressed with the air show… Olive branches and bombs: President Erdogan and Turkey’s precarious politics New Statesman Ergenekon Sungec, a young Turkish travel agent, finally had reason to smile again last week. For months, the gaudy hotels across the road from his office in the Turkish resort town of Kundu … Read more

EU opens new phase in Turkey membership bid talks WHILE Turkey’s parliament passes law to restructure judiciary, bolstering Erdogan…

EU opens new phase in Turkey membership bid talks  BBC News | Europe | World Edition The EU opens a new chapter in Turkey’s controversial EU membership talks, covering budget contributions to the bloc. Turkey’s parliament passes law to restructure judiciary, bolstering Erdogan EurActiv.com Turkey’s parliament approved sweeping plans late on Thursday (30 June) to restructure the … Read more

“Significant Digits For The Istanbul Attacks

Significant Digits For The Istanbul Attacks  FiveThirtyEight » Features by Walt Hickey You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. Turkey Did Nothing About the Jihadists in Its Midst – Until It Was Too Late foreignpolicy.com – Paul McLeary – May 29, 2014, 5:16 PM The Islamic State has … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “‘Luxleaks’ whistleblowers convicted

‘Luxleaks’ whistleblowers convicted BBC News | Europe | World Edition Two whistleblowers in “Luxleaks” tax scandal get suspended jail terms as journalist on trial is acquitted Brexit’s long shadow falls on French presidential campaign  EurActiv.com by Cécile Barbière The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU has catapulted the question of EU membership to the forefront of … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: A Media Analysis site for the EU Referendum 2016

EU Referendum 2016 Media analysis from Loughborough University Centre for Research in Communication and Culture This is Twitter’s new emoji for the EU referendum  Mashable! by Rachel Thompson LONDON — Twitter has a brand new emoji, but it’s not what you think. The EU referendum matters for Global Justice Now. Here’s why.  open Democracy News Analysis – … Read more

Now that Aftenposten chased from Turkey, Kurdish question will be fixed (!)

Aftenposten is being thrown out of Turkey Aftenposten – Feb 9, 12:57 AM Silje Rønning Kampesæter is being kicked out of Tyrkey. The previous time Aftenposten experienced something similar was in 1971, when this newspaper’s Moscow-correspondent Per Egil Hegge was expelled from the Soviet Union. Aftenposten   In this picture Aftenposten’s Middle East Correspondent Silje … Read more

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