Category Archives: freedom of speech

‘Hate speech at its worst’: Paramount Fine Foods owner awarded record damages in anti-Muslim cyber libel case – The Globe and Mail

Mohamad Fakih, the owner of Paramount Fine Foods, was targeted by two anti-Muslim activists, defendant Kevin J. Johnston and Ranendra (Ron) Banerjee. TU THANH HA PUBLISHED MAY 13, 2019 UPDATED MAY 13, 2019 Simmary A self-styled anti-Muslim pundit has been … Continue reading

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Podcasts that bridge the political divide

Protesters in front of National Conference Hall, in Tripoli, Libya. (AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa) CBC Radio · Posted: May 10, 2019 9:00 AM ET | Last Updated: May 10 Surprisingly open and healthy conversations that are both entertaining and illuminating. … Continue reading

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Facebook bans ‘dangerous individuals’ – BBC News

Milo Yiannopoulous, Alex Jones and Louis Farrakhan have all been banned. Facebook is banning several prominent figures it regards as “dangerous individuals”. The social network accused Alex Jones, host of right-wing conspiracy website InfoWars, its UK editor Paul Joseph Watson … Continue reading

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Supporting independent journalism and restricting political ads and election interference

Federal budget 2019: Ottawa outlines criteria for media funding package, introducing tax credits, non-profit status SEAN SILCOFF TECHNOLOGY REPORTER BILL CURRY – OTTAWA Globe and Mail PUBLISHED MARCH 19, 2019 Image: Budget experts and reporters look over copies of the … Continue reading

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Telcos in Australia temporarily block access to 4chan, liveleak and other sites to stop spread of disturbing video after mass shooting

Image: A police officer stands guard in front of the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 17, 2019. Worshippers at the Al Noor mosque was attacked in the massacre.Vincent Yu/AP — Mar 20 2019 The telcos … Continue reading

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Significantly more right wing news sites reported for review to Media Bias / Fact Check

Media Bias/Fact Check – Search and Learn the Bias of News Media https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/frequently-asked-questions/ Why do you have more Right Wing sources listed? The first 500 or so sources reviewed were picked by the reviewers and were mostly balanced. The last … Continue reading

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A Polish mayor’s slaying and the toxic politics of violence and hate

People hold lit candles in a memorial march for Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, in Warsaw, Poland, on Jan. 14, 2019. Czarek Sokolowski/The Associated Press — Here is exert from one related article and archive of another. I believe once their … Continue reading

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