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Watch our full story on misinformation, lies and media spin in the UK election here: https://t.co/7MtOMLOEiA65% of the UK newspaper market is controlled by just two companies – @NewsUK and DMG Media. Add in papers like… https://t.co/262do1TcmIThis has been a tough campaign for Britain's foremost journalistic institution - the @BBCNews. There have been a r… https://t.co/Zn9FcZgeVmPointed interviews with empty seats, political debates with ice sculptures on stage... British broadcasters have h… https://t.co/pwJY6s9qfCTHREAD #UKelection "The lying has become much more blatant." Conservative commentator @IsabelOakeshott talks to u… https://t.co/RxOI8h7os9
12/9
2019
We speak to @OborneTweets, @IsabelOakeshott and @TribuneMagazine’s @RonanBurtenshaw about misinformation, lies and… https://t.co/lNzvuzJIBw“You use the term ‘misinformation’. I would be stronger than that. I’d use the term ‘deception’ or ‘lying’.”… https://t.co/EfUaNf1ccQ
12/6
2019
Just what the Democrats need, another billionaire running for the White House. @RGizbert and I talk corporate con… https://t.co/xLeunSnp9v
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12/4
2019
Watch the full story here: https://t.co/3IAwdv7aBS"China's government can continue to deny the existence of not only the documents, but also the camps, but the world… https://t.co/Z74O9xDA50How to prevent escapes, how to maintain total secrecy, methods of forced indoctrination...the #ChinaCables reveal m… https://t.co/SHSZZMS2i3The documents are remarkable not just because of what they reveal, but because of the risks involved in leaking the… https://t.co/M6cCz1NYynTHREAD #ChinaCables 👇 What’s happening in #Xinjiang is one of the biggest human rights stories on the planet. N… https://t.co/7kbGmE5ONN
12/2
2019
We speak with @ICIJorg's lead reporter on the #ChinaCables @BethanyAllenEbr as well as @nuryturkel, @SophieHRW and… https://t.co/kUQHy29TVRReporting on Xinjiang used to be reliant on satellite images, open source documents and testimonies of escapees.… https://t.co/vkArmWIFud
11/29
2019
After five days of online blackout, Iran has been reconnecting to the web. @netblocks has been all over this and… https://t.co/44kdAV6Afv
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11/26
2019
Watch the full story here: https://t.co/oJpdPiPio9The media are a key battleground for Israel’s politicians are they jostle to form a government – and as @anatbalinthttps://t.co/GMmd15aeZE @edokonrad @972mag While Netanyahu's main rival Benny Gantz has been looking to strike a deal with Arab members of… https://t.co/oLCNd4H9b9Caught in a political quagmire, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s strategy has been to divide, conquer and if nece… https://t.co/wTgsDxcn31
11/25
2019
We speak with @yarahawari, @TareqBaconi, @AnatBalint & @edokonrad about hate-mongering as a tool of politics in Isr… https://t.co/WrlghBmEC7Israel may be heading towards yet another election. Amidst political turmoil, one tactic getting a lot of play is… https://t.co/L9Plwbh195
11/22
2019
In the Arab world, racist depictions of black people are rampant. And the use of blackface is rife. It’s crude, of… https://t.co/aJFmyMuhrs
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11/21
2019
The screws are being tightened on journalists in Nigeria. Omoyele Sowore of @SaharaReporters & Agba Jalingo of… https://t.co/F16kOA3haj
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11/19
2019
Watch our full report on Arab Twitter: A tool for #freespeech or #surveillance? Here: https://t.co/hkydlK6lyr @marcowenjones About six months after Twitter became aware of Saudi spies in its ranks, CEO @jack met with Crown Pr… https://t.co/yX4vQm8fhwAny story on Twitter, Saudi Arabia and the way authorities there deal with the platform begs the question: why do t… https://t.co/0zM5zpMinN
11/18
2019
@Twitter @MadawiDr For our report on @twitter in the Middle East - the Saudi spy scandal, mysterious suspensions of… https://t.co/dnMzzjcURpIt's a country notorious for its lack of media freedom. Journalists are on a leash and dissent is punished severe… https://t.co/L7nq7OePV3
11/15
2019
@AJEnglish just released a report on the #Greenblood project, our last collaborative investigation- finishing the w… https://t.co/5P6jf6lfB2
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11/9
2019
What does "journalism in hostile environments" mean to you? Often people think of it as war reporting or covering… https://t.co/7poGkOKOQv
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11/8
2019
A great report @AJListeningPost on the role of the Chilean #media in politics & the current protests via @AJEnglishhttps://t.co/UfZsdfAwiO
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11/7
2019
The worldwide wave of political protests has swept across Hong Kong, Iraq, Lebanon and many more places. We analys… https://t.co/FldUcfIshp
11/4
2019
This episode of the Listening Post will be available online and on TV by the 2nd of NovemberFor many Chileans, the sight of soldiers on the streets brings back memories of state force against the people duri… https://t.co/Xw5YT0vi53Across Chilean social media, hashtags like #apagalatele (#turnoffthetv) have been trending. As former TVN anchor… https://t.co/nQjN5lkqspTalking us through the media's role in the Chilean protests are: @consuelosaav @rrgneo @saavedrautman & Valerio Fu… https://t.co/fQ1qzyjbM2THREAD #Chile 👇🏽 Hundreds of thousands of Chileans have been protesting rising inequality and an unrepresentative… https://t.co/WAOUI6W0xm
11/1
2019
They were sparked by a proposed tax on internet calls, but the protests in Lebanon soon turned into something much… https://t.co/GPHAz4MHvh
10/28
2019
@sysh Deepest apologies! We've amended the tweet.What happens to journalistic objectivity when you're caught in the thick of things? A reporter for Al Jadeed went… https://t.co/feucdk4uxC @rania_masri One of the most heavily criticised outlets has been OTV - the channel owned by president Michel Aoun's… https://t.co/HjiihG79OVLebanon has been rocked with protests for the past ten days - the biggest anti-government demonstrations in 15 year… https://t.co/TFSXhWFy6V
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10/26
2019
It's been a week of watching some really riveting TV from Lebanon with @JohannaHoes @F_O_Pop and @ahm3dmadi.… https://t.co/0NmNOzzoxI
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Retweeted by The Listening PostThis episode will be broadcast on the 26th of October and be available online shortly afterwards.What happens to journalistic objectivity when you're caught in the thick of things? A reporter for Al Jadeed went… https://t.co/1b4Y1SpubhNot every broadcaster in Lebanon has been sympathetic to the protesters. @Rania_Masri explains that depending on… https://t.co/NNF0Tv3soOFor anyone in Lebanon with questions about why so many millions are protesting, the answers have been on TV everyda… https://t.co/RV7ysC15onSharing their analysis and insight on the role of Lebanese media during these protests are @habib_b @rania_masrihttps://t.co/8cP18Hz1FITHREAD #LebanonProtests 👇🏽 For the millions protesting across Lebanon, this is about endemic corruption and craven… https://t.co/uA5gVI8J7U
10/25
2019
A proposed WhatsApp tax burst the dam that was holding back dissent in Lebanon but these demonstrations are about s… https://t.co/KlIXn417og
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10/24
2019
A few months back, I came across a thread by @AbzCaptures. It was about an issue Arabs don't like to talk about: bl… https://t.co/3cLfFISsnb
Retweeted by The Listening PostAs the quagmire in Syria deepens, the reporting gets even more confusing and difficult. For Turkey, moving into no… https://t.co/k5n3R8WyEB
10/21
2019
On @AJListeningPost we explore why Turkey struggles to produce a convincing narrative on the YPG. Erdogan has credi… https://t.co/lm7DPSKajH
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Retweeted by The Listening PostI told @AJListeningPost that Turkish government’s media crackdown has crippled Ankara’s ability to shape the narrat… https://t.co/XK9zI9XLqU
Retweeted by The Listening PostInside Turkey, the government’s message has landed more successfully than it has internationally. @SonerCagaptay a… https://t.co/i91B24ulkbWe spoke with @GonulTol on how the rush to be first on a story as complex as this has led to some serious cases of… https://t.co/klcXZYAICt“The Turks are discovering that when you launch a full-scale operation like this, the burden of explaining it to th… https://t.co/M3uKPEmvc9Dissecting the politics of the media messaging this week are @gonultol, @borzou, @SonerCagaptay and @MohammedASalih https://t.co/VY4yWYrxxDTHREAD #SYRIA #TURKEY 👇🏾 Turkey’s incursion into northeast Syria lasted only days before a temporary ceasefire was… https://t.co/yXnbNPdPaX
10/19
2019
If you want to find out why OSCE says the elections in #Poland were undermined by the public media, watch our… https://t.co/4KF6AqMp0e
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10/15
2019
Iraqi coverage of the protests in the country have reinforced how compromised many media outlets there are. We sp… https://t.co/PoOF5V8giYOn @AJListeningPost this week we report on the anti-establishment #IraqProtests and why the political elite, and th… https://t.co/cuh9b0PlCa
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10/14
2019
This week's episode of The Listening Post will be available on TV and online by the 12th of October.With Iraqi politicians, their security forces and the media outlets they own closing ranks, Iraqis have been docume… https://t.co/IsIsPCdXI4A typical tactic of embattled governments is to cut off the internet. That's what the Iraqi authorities did a few… https://t.co/vBXgdmSDaNMany Iraqi media outlets first ignored and then discredited the protests. One show however was on the story from t… https://t.co/IrwB0bGDdVTalking us through the media angles on the Iraq protests story are @AzherRubaie, @BilalWahab, @renadmansour and Aid… https://t.co/bfwEJAMFUlTHREAD #IRAQ 👇🏽 They’ve been facing gunfire on the streets, but that hasn't stopped Iraqi demonstrators fighting t… https://t.co/f390jLlYNj
10/11
2019
Poles head to the polls this weekend amidst the deepest divisions since communism fell in '89. @A_Osinski,… https://t.co/7ASkeHtrbh
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10/10
2019
They've backed him through his presidency, but might the relationship between Fox News and Donald Trump be starting… https://t.co/S04D9LIPfX
10/7
2019
@AJListeningPost Modi's mega rallies are about clever politics, cunning use of official travel and smart fund raisi… https://t.co/sIGMDWwKnj
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10/6
2019
What would happen if Donald Trump's most vocal media cheerleaders - the ones at Fox News - were to have a change of… https://t.co/XVz7ABtk4HTwo weeks ago, Narendra Modi headlined his 15th overseas rally. It was called #HowdyModi! A reported 50,000 peopl… https://t.co/0LjG6PUtf8
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10/4
2019
If Fox News had existed in the early '70s, could Richard Nixon have survived Watergate? Vox's @atrupar says he cou… https://t.co/weIcnmUJjD
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10/3
2019
In Egypt, videos by an army contractor and part-time actor have been viral for weeks - sparking protests against th… https://t.co/CkuiRnPoCW
9/30
2019
"The regime is looking for a fight and I believe the people will give it to them." I told @AJListeningPost A conver… https://t.co/do94UVSxUd
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9/28
2019
Part of my segment on @AJListeningPost https://t.co/onBa2iN8TT
Retweeted by The Listening PostSpoke this week to @AJListeningPost . Mohamed Ali & how we got here & where we are going. Complete program tomorrow… https://t.co/BGKCjCi8z6
Retweeted by The Listening PostThis week’s episode of The Listening Post will be available online and on TV on 28 September.Egyptian media responded to Mohammed Ali's videos in predictable phases - ignore, undermine and then discredit.… https://t.co/lHi1KXbrDdThe videos were explosive enough to force President Sisi to respond. He tried to brush them off. https://t.co/zg7F9Kuq1vMohamed Ali is a construction contractor and part-time actor turned whistle-blower. In early September, he began… https://t.co/SCZBqSiZzrTo understand what sparked the protests and how the Egyptian establishment - especially establishment media have be… https://t.co/Y9yjaNodOTTHREAD #Egypt 👇🏽 Two consecutive Fridays of protest, thousands arrested and the Sisi government rattled. This we… https://t.co/G1HBfOyXeiEver found yourself down a YouTube rabbit hole? @Faradayspeaks fell all the way in. He spoke with us about Rebel M… https://t.co/hJ1SU5R6kl
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9/27
2019
Think of ‘Orientalism’ as a lens. Spot the stereotype, decode the fiction, unlearn the myth. #MediaTheorised (Narr… https://t.co/iTIWFEo2Dx
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9/25
2019
Finally, coverage of climate change that befits the size of the story. The #CoveringClimateNow campaign pulled mor… https://t.co/kY30nlA13hBiggest story on the planet. Please watch. https://t.co/ESUrT1dGma
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9/23
2019
#CoveringClimateNow: More than 300 media outlets have ramped up climate coverage ahead of next week's UN summit.… https://t.co/c67vzDkuy1
Retweeted by The Listening PostCan't wait to see the whole program from the folks @AJListeningPost https://t.co/OkokjwlTJn
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9/21
2019
This week’s episode of The Listening Post will be available online and on TV on 21 September.#CoveringClimateNow brought together hundreds of media outlets, but many of the world’s biggest news companies said… https://t.co/L3aEYieZOmMore than 300 media outlets across 6 continents have come together to support the #CoveringClimateNow initiative.… https://t.co/toFky8siBQWe've spoken with the journalists behind the @CoveringClimate campaign as well as those participating in it.… https://t.co/t94IBBSHi7THREAD 👇 #CoveringClimateNow The climate crisis is the biggest story in the world. But much of the media coverag… https://t.co/aYve3Nxtjp
9/20
2019
@CoveringClimate is a campaign to get media to give the climate crisis the intensity of coverage it deserves. It's… https://t.co/V4tFLJ8HyJ
9/19
2019

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