Category Archives: Journalism

Insights Into Shi’ite Islam

I have come across this book by photographer Hans Georg Berger, Einsicht – Drei Reisen in die innerste Welt des schiitischen Islam (Insight – Three Journeys Into the Innermost World of Shi’a Islam, edited by Boris von Brauchitsch and Saeid … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning Speaks Out On Al-Maliki and Embedded Journalism

Nuri al-Maliki, still Iraq’s current Prime Minister, one of these U.S. American puppets in the Middle East, is to a large part responsible for the sectarian violence in his country in recent years en before rise of ISIS (Islamic State … Continue reading

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Be It Resolved State Surveillance is a Legitimate Defence of Our Freedoms?

Is this still a serious question for a public debate? Next Friday, Glenn Greenwald, blogger at The Intercept, and Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of reddit, will debate Alan Dershowitz and former CIA Director Michael Hayden on “The Surveillance State” (which seems to be … Continue reading

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Will Glenn Greenwald Travel to the U.S. to Accept the George Polk Award?

Greenwald who has stayed in his second home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, since he had begun launching stories about NSA and GCHQ mass surveillance last year had foretold his former employer Salon.com that he might return to the U.S. … Continue reading

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Journalism is About Telling Stories That Make a Difference?

E-bay founder, billionaire and philantropist Pierre Omidyar’s new enterprise First Look Media has been described in a short video clip and one wonders what is so new that dedicated investigative individuals like Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill, Laura Poitras or New … Continue reading

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