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A thread on #sexism
I was waiting for the euphoria of #DelhiAssemblyElections2020 to reduce to post this. I am looking out for a job, it is no secret. But, responses to my applications are very less, I don't know why. But a recent one was blatantly sexist. 1/n
This is a #bangalorestartup, a #fintech working with banks. Got the founder's number through a good friend, he has been sending me a few leads. I got in touch with the founder (let us call this company X) of X. He asked me to email my resume, which I did. 2/n
Post that, I got a call from his #HR representative, after asking me basic details she asked me a few sexist questions. How many children I have? How old are they? Do they go to school? Who will manage them while I am away? Do I have adequate support to manage them? #Sexism 3/n
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Hey folks: I wanted to share something @apmresearch just released that I’m very proud of:

Our VOTER PROFILE TOOLS, as part of our broader #RepresentingUS project. (Read: A wealth of data to understand the US electorate in interactive @tableau tools.)
apmresearchlab.org/representingus…
@APMResearch @tableau 2/
We at @apmresearch released these tools on #IowaCaucus day, but expect that they will be valuable up until the #2020election & beyond—to understand how eligible voters differ—often dramatically—from state to state & in each congressional district.

apmresearchlab.org/representingus…
@APMResearch @tableau 3/
Already I’ve read numerous #media stories about the #IowaCaucuses & #NewHampshirePrimary saying those states don’t reflect the nation’s #demographics, but the #journalists didn’t include any data as to HOW they differed and to what degree.
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A detailed thread on the life and facts of #BharathRatna Sri #AtalBihariVajpayee Ji: A visionary, statesman, politician, leader of people, and loved by all. In his political career which spanned several decades, he created a legacy which will ensure that he'll never be forgotten.
A respectable figure & one of the greatest politicians of India. Also known as the “#BhishmaPitamah” of Indian politics,#AtalJi's personality was able to win over not only all the countrymen but also his oppositions. He was a gem of a politician who always put his #country first.
He was born on 25 December 1924 in Gwalior.

His father was Pandit Krishan Bihari Vajpayee.

He was a teacher. His mother's name was Krishna.

He studied at Victoria College, Gwalior, which is now Laxmibai College. He joined the RSS as a student & became a national level debater.
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(THREAD) An international #journalist statement in defense of Julian #Assange was launched publicly today There are already 120 signatories from 47 countries speak-up-for-assange.org #JournalistsSpeakUpForAssange
All #journalist and people in #journalism-related roles can sign the international statement #JournalistsSpeakUpForAssange in defense of Julian #Assange The charges against him critically affect our work and we don't want to be silent at this time.
If #Assange can be extradited and imprisoned for publishing important leaked documents, so too could many other #publishers and #journalists risk the same fate Please sign #JournalistsSpeakUpForAssange speak-up-for-assange.org
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1 to 20. Assange a true HERO. The Siege & Injustice with Julian Assange 🤨👇🏼
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21. Assange a true HERO. The Siege & Injustice with Julian Assange 🤨👇🏼
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In a press conference today, before my annual luncheon with domestic and international media representatives on the occasion of #Journalist Day, I said the following (thread):
I noted the repeated statements by @SecPompeo that Iran must change its policies in order for Iranians to eat is pure #EconomicTerrorism.

Tying bread & medicine to politics is to kill & starve people into submission. Iranians will never capitulate.
@SecPompeo I also said that while @realdonaldtrump may want photo op, the US isn't interested in talks; rather, Iran's submission. That will never happen.

An example of US tactics: Threatening to designate somebody in two weeks unless he accepts your invitation to chat in the Oval Office.
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In bombshell revelation, former Prosecutor General of #Ukraine suggests that member of #Ukrainian #Parliament ordered assassination by car bomb of Pavlo Sheremet. Sheremet was prominent #Belarusian émigré journalist & wrote for Ukrainska pravda in Ukraine. strana.ua/articles/inter…
Court decisions suggested that prosecution investigated involvement of neo-Nazi led Azov regiment members in his assassination. Failure to solve murder of prominet #journalist in #Ukraine indicates cover-up, and ex-Prosecutor General of Ukraine openly admits that.
Based on its track record of #Ukraine coverage, Western mainstream #media is unlikely to report this bombshell revelation by ex-Prosecutor General that #Ukrainian #Parliament member, possibly linked to neo-Nazi Azov, is involved in ordering assassination of prominent #journalist
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#Thread 1/ Today's a day when I think a lot of people are going to be discussing and critiquing #journalism Since I've been teaching the subject for quite some time now, here's some things I tell my students about their relationships to public officials.
2/ The first rule of #journalism, even in the @spj_tweets code of ethics, is to "seek truth and report it." Sources of truth don't always want it shared. Everyone wants to look good, and when people have chosen to do bad things, they don't want you to expose them.
3/ A side #ProTip for newsmakers: The best way to avoid unfavorable coverage is to not do bad things. It's not 100%, but it works a lot better than other shenanigans you try.
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Wenn Ex @DerSPIEGEL @welt-#Journalist Matthias #Matussek Geburtstag feiert, dann zeigt ein Blick auf die Gästeliste, wie nah sich #Rechte bis hin zur Identitären Bewegung #IB und Bürgerliche, bspw Journalisten von @ARD_Presse + #Spiegel schon sind.

Thread zu #MitRechtenFeiern
#Matussek ist seit Jahren kontinuierlich nach rechts gerückt und mittlerweile ganz außen angekommen. Er rief in Hamburg auf einer "Merkel muss weg"-Demo Nationalisten zum Widerstand auf, bekennt sich zu den Identitären, tritt für die #AfD auf.

Entsprechend braun sind seine Gäste
Zum Beispiel Mario Müller, von #Mattusek "mein Identitärer Freund" genannt. Gemeinsam mit Müller und anderen Idenitären reiste Mattusek nach #Syrien, ua nach Maalula. #Assad.s Syrien ist für ihn "eine Pilgerreise". Propaganda für einen Diktator, veröffentlicht bei #TichysEinblick
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Four manifestations of political persecution & #censorship against #journalists in #Ukraine just this month: 1) prominent Ukrainian journalist is prosecuted for calling civil war in Ukraine "civil war" & for other media reporting on conflict in Ukraine. strana.ua/news/189367-vl…
2). The head of the #Ukrainian bureau of the #Austria ORF TV channel is banned from #Ukraine because of his reporting. orf.at/stories/311439…
3) A TV channel in Western Ukraine is investigated by the Security Service of Ukraine for broadcasting an interview with the most popular Ukrainian blogger who is based in Western Europe.
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anybody interested in a #rant on the #earnings of #freelance #journalism? if so, let me first brew some coffee and you can fasten your seat belt.
only @brunchik? see, you folks don't even give a shit.
okay i'm ranting anyway, even though you don't care. #earnings #freelance #journalism
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Just received this beautiful write up in another group. I was touched reading it and Felt it was #TooGoodNotToShare

Dr Laha -
#TheContactAndTheConnection

Year 1990. I was returning from Delhi by flight with a monk of Ram Krishna Mission.
One journalist from Chile was there with us . He was to take an interview of the monk.

Journalist - dear Sir , in your last lecture u told us about Jogajog ( contact ) & Sanjog (connection ). It's really confusing. Can u please explain the difference to me ?
Monk smiled a little, but deviating from question, he asked - are u from Chile ?
Journalist(J) - Yes
Monk (M) - who are there at home ?

Journalist thought Monk is trying to avoid his question... this is a very personal and unwarranted question.
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Covering the #GiletsJaunes, #ActeXII protests in France today.

Brave Yellow Vests march in #Caen, led by victims mutilated by #Flashball Grenades and Rubber Bullets, used by Macron Regime Thugs to try & intimidate the protesters into submission.

Vive La France!
#GiletsJaunes march towards the Cathedral in #Rouen at the start of #ActeXII to protest against Macron's disastrous and extreme Neoliberal Globalist policies, which have caused so much poverty & human misery throughout France.

#Acte12
#MacronDemission
#MacronMustGo
#Macron declared war on French people, but we won’t retreat.
Wounded #GiletsJaunes cameraman Jérôme Rodrigues blinded in one eye when Macron's Brutal Riot Police shot him in the face to prevent him filming
rt.com/news/450185-ro…

MSM are operating near total blackout
#ActeXII
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This all started because the #MetPolice & #LBRUT couldn't do their jobs properly & then decided to take the law into their own hands. The result of this decision has led to events stranger than fiction

#BBCNews #Skynews #Itvnews #Channel4News #ThisMorning #TheresaMay #UKGov #LBC
My company was raided. It should have been a straightforward matter. But the #MetPolice & #LBRUT forgot to seize my computer & came back to do a 2nd raid. The search warrant didn't permit a second entry, however, #LBRUT entered unlawfully

#Guardian #Telegraph #DailyMail #GMB #UK
Complaints were then made to my MP #VinceCable. He liaised with the #Metpolice & #LBRUT. And then weeks later, the search warrant was completely changed & was passed off as the search warrant executed on the day of the raids.

#DailyPolitics #Libdems #Conservatives #labour #bbcdp
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from reports from several accounts i hear that 4 people are wounded and possibly 3 dead in a shooting in suruç (urfa province). alleged perpetrators: #akp candidate mp and his assistents campaigning. victims: owners of small business who didn't want akp in their shop. #turkey
latest: 2 dead (the father and son who owned the shop and refused campaigning #akp candidate mp inside) and 8 wounded. @OzgurrGundem reports the campaigning akp man was ibrahim halil yıldız. pics via same account.
death toll reportedly up to 5. #suruç
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