Tag Archives: Internet

The Many Faces of Extremism

Originally posted on Johannes Langer:
Extremism has always existed although it is since the 9/11 attacks that many people around the world began to fear it. As extremism is a complex phenomenon, scholars and policy makers have significant differences as…

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De toekomst van de onafhankelijke journalistiek… en wie gaat dat betalen?

Originally posted on Eva's Pen:
Journalisten werken vandaag harder dan ooit om de razendsnelle informatiestroom bij zien te houden. Toch blijkt uit een onderzoek van de Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel dat mensen steeds minder bereid zijn om te betalen voor…

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Blog uitgestorven beestje of toch nog behorend tot nieuwe media

Als er voldoende gewezen wordt op de kwaliteit van online journalistiek en de noodzaak van bloggers om vrijuit teksten te publiceren kan men slechts hopen dat de lezers zulke schrijfsels zal appreciëren en zal accepteren dat daar een prijskaartje aan vast hangt en zo hiervoor een bijdrage zal willen leveren zodat online journalistiek toch mogelijk weer leefbaar voor de mediabedrijven en enkelingen zal zijn. Continue reading

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How far is a government willing to go to hold up press freedom?

Assange has been held in Belmarsh since April 2019 when he was dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He had spent seven increasingly surreal years there, after skipping bail to avoid extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. His imprisonment is an attack on the freedom of expression. Continue reading

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British Chinese Project (BCP) dormant until further notice

For almost three decades, Christine Ching Kui Lee has been a pillar of the Anglo-Chinese community. As in all countries, we may find enthusiastic people who try to create a bond between the country where they are staying and their … Continue reading

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Hongaarse ondermijning van Europese vrijheden

Promotie ongelijk aan over iets vertellen De verontrustende nieuwe hybride van democratie en autocratie De Europese Unie moet duidelijk op haar standpunten staan betreft de verdediging van elk individu in de Europese Gemeenschap haar vrijheden. Er moet ernstig op toegezien … Continue reading

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Undermining security and democracy via the Internet

Online communication has made cross-border communication easier for terrorists and has amplified terrorist propaganda and the spread of extremism. EU countries are working together to stop terrorists from using the internet to radicalise, recruit, incite to violence and facilitate the carrying out terrorist attacks. Continue reading

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WordPress appears to have fallen off its best horse

WordPress made a wrong choice by renewing their editor system to a worse Block Editor than the many other Block Editor Websites which exist already in the internet world. Continue reading

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Manipulated content on social media

With all the gadgets and software to edit photos and moving pictures social media got an extra asset to manipulate happenings and news spreading, to bring more easily (sometimes convincing) fake news. Continue reading

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A trillion words

In 1995 my world seem to open with the acquisition of a Windows 1995 desktop computer. In-logging for the internet was an expensive and slow system by phoning in. For filling in forms and evaluations of the students for the … Continue reading

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