Christians close to falling below 50pc in England

As in other industrialised countries, Great Britain is feeling the loss in its churches after the first year of CoViD isolations and lockdown.

Gang Fascism: How Capital Weaponizes the Social Ills It Creates

Originally posted on Left of Left:
By Rainer Shea   In?The Peasant War in Germany, Friedrich Engels wrote: The lumpenproletariat, this scum of the decaying elements of all classes, which establishes headquarters in all the big cities, is the worst of all possible allies. It is an absolutely venal, an absolutely brazen crew. If the French workers,…

The MAGAs and the Man

Originally posted on Emanuel Goldstein:
Everyone who reads knows that historians who specialize in the twentieth-century totalitarian regimes are split on whether the new so-called populism of the once-and-future American dictator, and autocrats like him such as Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro and Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, is properly deemed “fascism” or not. Most say no,…

Traditional News Turns into The Journalism We Know Now

Originally posted on The News: Journalism or Gossip:
Reference the articles below about gossip and journalism separately and their place in the news world. Our world has slowly changed from the traditional black and white newspapers towards multimedia platforms. Not only has the point of view shifted but how it is presented is the most…

Why social media presence matters in journalism

Originally posted on Jindy Garfias:
It is important for journalists to embrace social media as a facet of reporting. Audiences no longer wait for the 11 p.m. news on local networks. Instead, the public is consumed by the 24-hour news cycle. They expect breaking news to be published across social media platforms faster than it…

Social Media and Truth

Originally posted on Jacob Robinson:
Photo by Oleg Magni on Unsplash I’ve talked a lot on the blog before about the future of truth in relation to propaganda and deepfakes. Last time I touched this topic, I discussed the latter. Now, I want to dive into why it’s so hard to remove bad content from…

The Media and Democracy

Originally posted on Aisha's Blog:
In today’s day and age, we live in a polarized nation that judges other based on their political viewpoints and creates a sense of division and isolation. We have come so far technologically, especially when we compare the production of news coverage from a decade ago to now, today…

Media Literacy

Originally posted on Aisha's Blog:
Media Literacy in the digital landscape is the way in which we as a society understands media and the encoded messages behind it. Fake news, cancel culture, and outrage culture have all contributed to the way in which we understand the news and people around us. It’s crazy how…

Conspiracy theories in plenty-fold

The psychological research on conspiracy beliefs to date has focused predominantly on conspiracy beliefs in Western democracies. Support for democratic principles, low trust in institutions and media were significant predictors of conspiracy beliefs.

Nederlandse gelovigen die zich tegen vaccinatie verzetten

In Nederland zijn heel wat gelovigen die zich verzetten tegen vaccinatie tegen Covid-19. Zij vinden dat het Gods Wil is als er mensen ziek of zelfs dood gaan aan dit verschrikkelijke virus. Volgens hen moeten wij de Wil van God laten gebeuren. Ook in bepaalde Belgische protestantse middens hoort men zulke gedachten uitspreken. Het valtContinue reading “Nederlandse gelovigen die zich tegen vaccinatie verzetten”

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