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Obama-Era Officials Call for More Government Control of Your Facebook Feed

Facebook content is already partially curated by government-linked think tanks, but for Samantha Power and others, that is simply not enough.

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Kenosha Shooting Spurs Social Media Surveillance

The Atlantic Council wants you to know that the armed vigilantes coming out to patrol the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin after the violent protests sparked by brutal police shooting are organizing online.

Kenosha Shooting Spurs Social Media Surveillance

The Atlantic Council, an independent policy think tank that focuses on international affairs and is notorious for selling influence to foreign countries, has a sister organization dedicated to

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Inauthentic Behavior: SouthFront is the Latest Victim of the Facebook Banhammer

The censorship of alternative media is becoming more widespread. The latest victim to fall to Facebook and YouTube’s overzealous banhammer is well-known conflict watchdog website, SouthFront.

Inauthentic Behavior: SouthFront is the Latest Victim of the Facebook Banhammer

Where can you find daily news, videos, analysis and maps about the conflict in Syria?  Detailed reports about the conflicts in Libya, Yemen, and Venezuela?  News about the rise of ISIS in Mozambique?  The original analysis of events in the United States and Russia? Read Full Article

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Rick Sterling

Rick Sterling

Rick Sterling is an investigative journalist and member of the Syria Solidarity Movement.

Omidyar’s Intercept Teams Up with War-Propaganda Firm Bellingcat

Despite promoting itself as an “independent” and open-source investigation site, Bellingcat has received a significant portion of its funding from Google, which is also one of the most powerful U.S. military contractors and whose rise to prominence was directly aided by the CIA.

Omidyar’s Intercept Teams Up with War-Propaganda Firm Bellingcat

NEW YORK -- The Intercept, along with its parent company First Look Media, recently hosted a workshop for pro-war, Google-funded organization Bellingcat in New York. The workshop, which

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Facebook is Filtering Out News That Doesn’t Bolster US Foreign Policy

Facebook has shed any pretense of neutrality in handling political information concerning the foreign affairs of the U.S. government.

Facebook is Filtering Out News That Doesn’t Bolster US Foreign Policy

Facebook has its admirers. Shareholders are enamored of its profits – $15.9 billion in 2017 – and hordes of the world’s population – 1.47 billion people – look at Facebook every day.  Individually on their Facebook pages they are communicating with, on average, 

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A NATO-Funded Team is Advising Facebook On Flagging “Propaganda”

While the initiative was initially revealed last May through an official Facebook media release, more details of the controversial think tank’s role have been revealed.

A NATO-Funded Team is Advising Facebook On Flagging “Propaganda”

This is not at all comforting: during a week that's witnessed Alex Jones' social media accounts taken down by Facebook, Apple, Spotify and Google, and what appears to be a growing crackdown against alternative media figures

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