As European politicians hit the campaign trail for the May EU elections, the online project FactcheckEU documents how truthful their campaign speeches really are.
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Turkish supporters of press freedom launched a citizen-journalism platform, 140journos, to verify and distribute Twitter-sourced news items.
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Meet the group that's taking citizenship to a new level — by counting their own votes. It just might be able to prove fraud.
Eileen Guo, an American entrepreneur in Afghanistan, tells techPresident she often gets asked why she is launching an online citizen journalism project in a county with only a 5 percent Internet pene
Posted by Brad 119 days ago (http://www.euronews.com)
world news - Turkey’s constitutional court has lifted a ban on Twitter, ruling that it breached freedom of expression The micro-blogging site was blocked on March 21st in the run up to local…
And could open the door to licensing.
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