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Journalists live in a media bubble of the ‘global monastery’

The Thankful Poor, 1894. Henry Ossawa Tanner

I was wondering why bad examples propagate so quickly throughout the media, while good examples don’t. Wealthy advice for the poor A ‘news’ story that was published and republished by over 450 media websites in Romania in September 2017 under the appearance of ‘economy news’ quoted Gina Rinehart, one of the richest women in the …

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Refugee crisis: How Europeans took the worst possible decisions (to the best dramatic effect)

Refugees in Hungary, Photo: Freedomhouse

Europe finds itself on the verge of the worst humanitarian disaster since the Holocaust. EU countries bear a direct responsibility for the origin of this crisis — the political, economic, and social chaos that conquered Irak, Syria, Afghanistan, and Lybia — because they have actively supported the American military interventions that irrevocably destabilised the region, …

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The noise revolution

There’s always a radio playing nearby, there’s always a TV turned on, there’s always a screen in front of your eyes and an ad popping up when you least expect it, there’s always information there for you.   No; in fact, there isn’t. Information and knowledge are the last things to be available to you, because …