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Protests across China as anger mounts over zero-Covid policy

Urdu Point 27 Nov 2022
A deadly fire on Thursday in Urumqi, the capital of northwest China's Xinjiang region, has spurred an outpouring of anger as many social media users blamed lengthy Covid lockdowns for hampering rescue efforts ... Videos on social media also showed a mass vigil at Nanjing Institute of Communications, with people holding lights and white sheets of paper.

Selangor Sultan: Be courteous on social media

The Star 27 Nov 2022
SERDANG. The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, has urged graduates to apply the fifth principle of the Rukun Negara – courtesy and morality – when communicating on social media. Read full story ... .

Better technology a must in fighting crime — Bunting

Jamaica Observer 27 Nov 2022
Whereas you used to have to go and track down people, find somebody who knows that person, you can do that so much more efficiently on social media … look who their links are, their friends are, their contacts, who they communicate with.

Chinese students take to the streets after fire deaths in Covid-restricted building

Irish Independent 27 Nov 2022
They said videos purporting to show some of the building’s doors glued shut, as part of Covid prevention measures, were fake.But with the population’s tolerance to Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policy wearing thin, news of the fire and the resulting street ...

Rishi Sunak’s plea for patience leaves him under constant attack

Hindustan Times 27 Nov 2022
Media Round. With no major policy plans to rally support, Sunak has baffled some MPs by also ceding ground in the daily media battle. The prime minister’s communications team has decided to drop the custom of sending out a minister every morning to tour TV and radio studios and get its message out to the public.

First National Bank of Omaha

Omaha World-Herald 27 Nov 2022
"I am thrilled to announce the hiring and promotion of these well-deserved employees," said Kevin Thompson, Regional Vice President of Commercial Banking ... Inzerello holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications and Media Studies from Northwest Missouri State University, and he received his MBA from Ohio University ... He is a member of RMA ... .

How Bitcoin And Artificial Intelligence Will Free Your Time

Bitcoin Magazine 27 Nov 2022
This cryptographic cipher would be needed to decode German communications, but the code changed daily ... Imagine that, aside from academics and select companies, many computer enthusiasts sat in their room, tapping fingers against a keyboard, communicating with one another ... A good example is social media.

Why we can’t get enough of rich people on TV

Irish Independent 27 Nov 2022
... in the fictitious lives of rich Texan oil tycoons for an hour or two.“We were fascinated by the likes of JR Ewing,” agrees Tom Felle, media commentator and associate professor in the discipline of journalism and communication at the University of Galway.

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Fox31 Denver 27 Nov 2022
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Online Safety Bill to criminalise encouraging self-harm

Belfast Telegraph 26 Nov 2022
... with communications that encourage suicide – which are already illegal ... With the introduction of the updates around encouraging self-harm, social media platforms will be required to remove such content, and any person found to have sent such communications will face prosecution.

Apply fifth principle of Rukun Negara when communicating, Selangor Sultan tells graduates

Malaysian National News Agency 26 Nov 2022
... Idris Shah has urged graduates to apply the fifth principle of the Rukun Negara - courtesy and morality when communicating on social media.

Encouraging self-harm to be criminalised in Online Safety Bill

ITV 26 Nov 2022
Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan said the update would create a new offence that would target communications that encourage someone to physically harm themselves, making it illegal to do so, and bringing ...

Opinion: Elon Musk’s Twitter purchase harms democracy

Chatanooga Times Free Press 26 Nov 2022
The traditional media also has failed us in important ways ... The result would be a downsizing and reduction of the unprecedented, concentrated control of the means of communication in the United States, as well as some of the harmful political and social outcomes that social media contributes to in its current incarnation.

Mark Weisbrot: Falsehoods and hate speech thrive

Winston-Salem Journal 26 Nov 2022
Social media has gotten a bad name in recent years, much of it deserved, as it has played a sizable role in spreading right-wing backwardness and even authoritarianism in much of the world ... The traditional media has also failed us in important ways ... But social media is worse in many respects, in large part because of its business model.

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