Media Watch

'18Jun
14

YouTube inadvertently runs ads on AIDS denial videos - CNET

YouTube is under scrutiny again for failing to catch objectionable content.The Google-owned video site apologized on Thursday for running ads from major brands against fake medical news and AIDS denial content. The...
'18Jun
14

Spain 'united' ahead of clash with Ronaldo's Portugal

SOCHI (RUSSIA) (AFP) - Spain captain Sergio Ramos and new coach Fernando Hierro displayed a united front as they looked ahead to Friday's World Cup opener against Cristiano Ronaldo's European champions Portugal...
'18Jun
14

Belarus Assembly Passes Controversial 'Fake News' Media Legislation

Belarussian lawmakers have passed controversial amendments to the country’s media laws despite claims by domestic and international groups that the move risks leading to further censorship of the press.The National...
'18Jun
14

Colombian rebels' faith in peace unshaken by election, for now

ICONONZO, Colombia (Reuters) - Cesar Gonzalez is proud of his tin-roofed cabin in the warm hills of central Colombia. Clothes hang neatly along the wall and shelves are lined with coffee and sugar jars. He has two...
'18Jun
14

First SpaceX Hyperloop Transit Pod Contender Unveiled [Video]

Editor’s Note (06/14/18): Scientific American is re-posting the following article, originally published May 14, 2016, in light of Elon Musk’s announcement that the City of Chicago has chosen his firm, The Boring...
'18Jun
14

Pay cut to fund low-cost housing

News Pay cut to fund low-cost housing Thursday, June 14, 2018 22:07 By GEOFFREY IRUNGU Affordable housing is one of the four pillars of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s agenda for the next four years. FILE PHOTO |...
'18Jun
14

News24.com | New developments expected soon in case of 'untouchable' cop

There will be "new developments" in the case against "untouchable" police officer Brigadier Leonora Bamuza-Phetlhe, who allegedly falsified security clearance certificates and has a payment of R50 000 from the...
'18Jun
14

Puerto Rico's Water System Stutters Back to Normal

Carmen Rodríguez Santiago counts herself lucky to have any water service at home. But eight months after Hurricane Maria, the 52-year-old security guard said the faucets in her cream-and-pink-colored house still...
'18Jun
14

Eight lessons from climate organizing for today’s youth-led movements

This article was first published on Waging Nonviolence.Climate justice activists protest the Dakota Access pipeline outside the White House in February 2017. Credit: Flickr/Stephen Melkisethian. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.On...
'18Jun
14

They Fought Over The Last Obamacare Lawsuit, But They Agree This One Is Nonsense

Five scholars who argued with each other over past legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act have joined forces to file a friend of the court brief about a new lawsuit that could wreck the law. They all think the...

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