|Não deixe que a política radical de Marielle seja explorada ou apagada, como o Fantástico tentou fazer ontem à noite|
A Rede Globo quer converter Marielle em um símbolo agradável de clichês políticos, e utilizá-la para seus fins. O modelo é similar à maneira como Martin Luther King é discutido atualmente nos EUA.
|Just as U.S. Media Does With MLK, Brazil’s Media Is Trying to Whitewash and Exploit Marielle Franco’s Political Radicalism|
Brazil's most influential media outlet is trying to turn Marielle into an unthreatening symbol of political clichés — much like how the U.S. portrays MLK.
|NYT’s Bari Weiss Falsely Denies Her Years of Attacks on the Academic Freedom of Arab Scholars Who Criticize Israel|
The New York Times columnist and editor spent years crusading for the type of censorship she claims to loathe. Instead of acknowledging this, she denies it.
|As the Trial of Omar Mateen’s Wife Begins, New Evidence Undermines Beliefs About the Pulse Massacre, Including Motive|
The view that Mateen deliberately targeted the LGBT community is almost certainly false. Yet it may play a large role in sending a potentially innocent woman to prison.
|Consumers Are Revolting Against Animal Cruelty — So the Poultry Industry Is Lobbying for Laws to Force Stores to Sell Their Eggs|
Industrial agriculture is now using its lobbying power to override consumers' ethical choices and impose cruel and unhealthy food products in Iowa.
|A Consensus Emerges: Russia Committed an “Act of War” on Par With Pearl Harbor and 9/11. Should the U.S. Response Be Similar?|
The extreme war rhetoric about Russia coming from elite discourse is as deceitful as it is dangerous: What retaliation should the U.S. use?
|Harvard’s Laurence Tribe Has Become a Deranged Russia Conspiracist: Today Was His Most Humiliating Debacle|
The more the esteemed law professor spews unhinged madness about Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, the more of a social media and MSNBC star he becomes.
|Dutch Official Admits Lying About Meeting With Putin: Is Fake News Used by Russia or About Russia?|
As a film studio revitalizes a once-successful super-villain franchise for a new generation of moviegoers, we're back to Russia occupying center stage.
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|Citing U.S. Prison Conditions, British Appeals Court Refuses to Extradite Accused Hacker Lauri Love to the U.S.|
The closest ally of the U.S. recognizes that the American prison system is crude and oppressive for inmates with mental health issues.
|The Nunes Memo and Katie Roiphe Article Show How Concerns for Due Process and Civil Liberties Are Highly Selective and Self-Centered|
U.S. elites ignore, or even cheer and enable, severe rights abuses as long as the victims are Muslim, only to vehemently object when far more benign offenses happen to them or their friends.
|In a Major Free Speech Victory, a Federal Court Strikes Down a Law that Punishes Supporters of Israel Boycott|
The greatest free speech threat in the West — attempts to outlaw activism against Israeli occupation — may have just suffered a fatal blow.
|Republicans Have Four Easy Ways to #ReleaseTheMemo — and the Evidence for It. Not Doing So Will Prove Them to Be Shameless Frauds.|
If the FISA memo and underlying evidence prove pervasive criminality and abuse of power, then why isn't the GOP letting the public see it?
|Centrist Democrats Launch Smear Campaign Against Young Transgender Woman, All to Keep an Old, Straight, White Man in Power|
Why are establishment Democrats so determined to prevent the first transgender woman from becoming a U.S. senator?
|The Same Democrats Who Denounce Donald Trump as a Lawless, Treasonous Authoritarian Just Voted to Give Him Vast Warrantless Spying Powers|
How can the rhetoric about Trump from Democratic leaders be reconciled with their actions to protect his unchecked power to spy on Americans?
|Governos do Brasil e da França querem censurar a internet sob pretexto de coibir notícias falsas|
O que é uma ameaça mais grave: pessoas divulgando afirmações falsas (que estão sujeitas a correções), ou governos censurando conteúdo político sob a alegação de considerá-lo "falso"?
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|First France, Now Brazil Unveils Plan to Empower the Government to Censor the Internet in the Name of Stopping “Fake News”|
Which is the more serious threat: people publishing false claims (which are subject to correction), or governments censoring political content they have judged to be false?
|Facebook Says It Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the U.S. and Israeli Governments|
The Silicon Valley giant says it deleted the accounts of the Chechen Republic’s tyrant — followed by 4 million people — because the U.S. government required it to do so.
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|Leandro Demori Joins The Intercept Brasil as Executive Editor|
Demori comes from Piauí Magazine, where he was digital editor, and starts in January.
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|Comment Sections Are Essential for News Sites. We’re Making Changes to Improve Ours.|
While many other news organizations have outsourced or outright abolished their comment sections, we are taking steps to make ours better.
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|The U.S. Media Suffered Its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages and Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened|
How did ”multiple sources” all innocently feed the same false information to multiple media outlets? The refusal of CNN and MSNBC to say only compounds the damage they have caused.