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 …

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What is civilisation, Ibn Khaldun, famous son of Tunis, wondered in the 14th century

by Rashmee

Posted on December 2, 2017


Sitting in Tunis it feels entirely right and proper to be perusing ‘The Muqaddimah’, the …

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Italy has it right. Fake news is dietrologia, there’s something behind the surface

by Rashmee

Posted on October 20, 2017


Italy has it right, it’s just got the generation wrong. On October 31, thousands of …

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In the battle against fake news, we can learn from the war on drugs

by Rashmee

Posted on October 18, 2017 / The National


There are reports that Google, Facebook and Twitter are working overtime to stamp out the …

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Big tech has a big problem, which means we all do

by Rashmee

Posted on September 26, 2017 / The National


Some are calling it a techlash. In the US, both the populist right and the …

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Let’s face it. It’s impossible for everyone to care for every city & everyone equally

by Rashmee

Posted on November 21, 2015


Can we care about all people equally? Mark Zuckerberg said he and Facebook did, after …

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Facebook vs Apple: A contest in immersive virtual reality, in reverse?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 31, 2015


In the span of a couple of weeks, both Facebook and Apple have suffered the …

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Kabul Taxi takes Afghan satire to an unexpected pitch. Now for the movie

by Rashmee

Posted on July 14, 2015


Cometh the hour, cometh the Facebook page. All the American investigative journalism training grants (and …

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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