Media Watch

'19Jan
23

Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...
'18Dec
12

What’s the big deal about Huawei?

The arrest of a Chinese tech executive in Canada this month has quickly become a focal point in a wider battle between the U.S. and China over trade, national security and trust in the age of globalization.Meng...
'18Dec
11

The US government’s ongoing battle with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, explained

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has been in the headlines recently after Canadian authorities arrested one of its top executives as part of a United States extradition order. Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief...
'18Oct
28

Bomb Scares in the US Top This Week's Internet News Roundup

How's everyone doing? OK? Getting by? All feelings are valid—especially after this week, which was tumultuous, even by the value-adjusted standards of 2018. Even ignoring all the news below—which is a lot, trust us...
'18Oct
25

The midterms are already hacked. You just don’t know it yet.

One evening last May in Knoxville, Tennessee, during the night of the local primary election, Dave Ball, the assistant IT director for Knox County, settled into the Naugahyde chair of his dusty home office and...
'18Oct
01

Inside The Black Mirror World of Polygraph Job Screenings

Christopher Talbot thought he would make a great police officer. He was 29 years old, fit, and had a clean background record. Talbot had military experience, including a tour of Iraq as a US Marine, and his...
'18Sep
23

American Muslims 17 years after 9/11

17 years after 9/11 terrorist attacks, American Muslims remain on the receiving end since 9/11/2001 but their plight has taken a new twist under President Donald Trump whose anti-Muslim policies alarmingly fomented...
'18Aug
07

California Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 6, 2018 Everitt Aaron Jameson, 27, of Modesto, California, was sentenced today to 15 years in prison, and a life term of supervised release, for attempting to provide material...
'18Jun
26

Khalid Ali: Plumber turned bomb-maker who planned London attack

Khalid Ali was carrying three knives when he was tackled by armed officers near Downing Street in April 2017 - and was just moments from being able to attack police, politicians or military personnel. But unknown...
'18May
22

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing more than $1bn in business.He...

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