…and the point of editorials defending a free press was?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 17, 2018


  Other than managing to become the story – and a rather good one at …

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Deepfake technology could create huge potential for social unrest and even trigger wars

by Rashmee

Posted on August 1, 2018 / The National


True or false? In Washington, the president of the United States and the prime minister …

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In Galileo’s Padua, ‘fake news’ flourishes just as his heresy charges once did

by Rashmee

Posted on March 3, 2018


If they think of Padua at all most people would remember Galileo Galilei. The Italian …

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Did you notice Libyan power centres aren’t shouting #fake news about CNN slave footage?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 25, 2017


Just to continue the Thanksgiving theme, let us be grateful Libya’s politicians and even its …

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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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What sense does it make to advertise the Kim Jong Un kill squad made up of Bin Laden’s nemesis?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 7, 2017


“Navy Seals training Kim ‘assassination’ squad,” goes the screaming headline in The Times, London, going …

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s darkening image: From icon to ‘fake news’ ideologue

by Rashmee

Posted on September 6, 2017


Till Wednesday (September 6), Myanman’s de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi had said nothing about …

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Real fake news may be about to hit us with a force we can only imagine

by Rashmee

Posted on July 31, 2017


It’s a truly terrifying thought. Noah Smith, a former assistant professor of finance, has suggested…

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Donald Trump denies ‘fake news’ on Russia links. Instead, he should read Matthew 7:12, Luke 6:31

by Rashmee

Posted on January 13, 2017


When Buzzfeed published documents about Russia’s closeness to Donald Trump, it stressed that these were …

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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