As scandal-hit Zuckerberg prepares to face a grilling in the US Senate, what counts as fact in a world of fake news?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 10, 2018 / The National


Facebook’s founder is testifying before US legislators but it is doubtful the real questions will be asked or answered: do most people have an inherent problem with facts? Should Facebook, the world’s largest social network, be obligated to actively promote “factfulness” along with conversation? These are timely questions. Factfulness is the title of the late … Continue reading “As scandal-hit Zuckerberg prepares to face a grilling in the US Senate, what counts as fact in a world of fake news?”

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The ‘alternative facts’ of Trump’s White House

by Rashmee

Posted on January 29, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


The row over what is and what is not true among information disseminated by Donald Trump’s White House was renewed by the American president in his first week in office. Trump and his press secretary, Sean Spicer, attacked the media for accurately reporting that fewer people were on the streets of Washington for his inauguration … Continue reading “The ‘alternative facts’ of Trump’s White House”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK