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1) Here is how I will turn this blatant @Google @ProblemBlogger censorship actions into blog post series on the #FirstAmendment rights we are all granted under the Constitution b/c #Bloggers and our Content fall under #FreedomOfPress.
2) #FreedomOfSpeech a blogger you are still protected by the #FirstAmendment...many bloggers have uncovered stories that have undermined the so-called mainstream media, or stories the MSM ignored but needed to be told.…
3) @mtaibbi tweet examples are a form of mico blogs with his #twitterfiles and tweet #censorship activities exposing corruption

" micro-blogging platform. What does that mean? Well, in principle it just means that your “blog posts” are very short… " If you’re a blogger and don’t see the value of Twitter,
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Initially the state was powerful with total control over it’s church, it’s money & it’s media. Then…

🔵 1802 (Thomas Jefferson)
Separation of Church & State

🔵 2008 (Satoshi Nakamoto)
Separation of Money & State

🔵 2022 (Elon Musk) <<—
Separation of Media & State

A 🧵👇 Image
Here’s prev 🧵on Elon Musk & Twitter
Twitter under @elonmusk is the fastest growing media organization in the world. Twitter is doing more investigative journalism than US top 5 combined (CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX), run by citizen journalists. Read…
#TwitterFiles #TwitterFiles2

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Not only does this show how easily #pressfreedom can be erupted and diminished, but it also shows how crucial a prudent but minimal government is in order to limit the market from becoming a bestial predator:…
We could assume that the NSO group consciously
sold its #PegasusSpyware software to gov'ts with a more than questionable rate on freedom and liberties. Speaking particularly of India, this was far from unknowable, given the recent Freedom House rating:…
You do not even need to be a politics buff to know
under Narendra Modi (BJP), India's ratio of freedom and liberty has continuously deteriorated. To consequently think that selling spyware software that would inevitably be used to target “the state's 'enemies'” brands you as either dangerously dumb or willfully ignorant. Both at-
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Greece 🇬🇷:
It is because of police violence, the illegal push-backs conducted by #EU member states and the notoriously bad living conditions in the #rfcamps, that we are obliged to inform everyone of Greece‘s newest attempt to compromise democratic values.
The limiting of #FreedomOfPress has already been thematized by journalists in the past. Here is a thread by @f_grillmeier:

Greece now has initiated further steps to enforce the #blackboxing of the refugee crisis.
A confidentiality clause was announced banning anyone working within the camps from publicly discussing or publishing any information from inside the restricted area.
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Supreme Court to hear a challenge by Maharashtra govt to the Bombay HC order whereby it had suspended two FIRs filed against Arnab Goswami over statements made against Sonia Gandhi and ‘communalising‘ a gathering of migrant workers in Mumbai’s Bandra

The Bombay high court bench, comprising Justices Ujjal Bhuyan and Riyaz I. Chagla had observed: “We cannot have the spectacle of a Damocles’ sword hanging over the head of a journalist while conducting a public debate.”

Bench of CJI SA Bobde with Justices DY Chandrachud and L Nageswara Rao begins hearing the case.

#SupremeCourt #FreedomOfPress #ArnabGoswami
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《𝑺𝑪 𝑯𝒆𝒂𝒓𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑨𝒍𝒆𝒓𝒕》

Supreme Court to hear plea seeking stay on @SudarshanNewsTV program of #UPSC_Jihad & to balance freedom of speech & expression with the right of a journalist.
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SC had observed it would form a committee leading to formation of standards for electronic media. It had also said that one "cannot say that Muslims are infiltrating the civil services." The channel was injuncted from airing any more episodes till further orders.
Centre in its reply has informed SC that it should first regulate digital media as it has a wider reach. Next ir contends that SC should not lay down standards without an amicus or committee of amicus since its one show or a few episodes.
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《𝐒𝐂 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐀𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐭》

Justice DY Chandrachud led bench to hear a plea against the controversial Sudarshan TV programme touted as a ''big expose on the conspiracy" regarding Muslims "infiltrating government service''.

Though the top court had refused to impose a pre-broadcast ban, it had issued notice to the Centre, the Press Council of India, the News Broadcasters Association and Sudarshan News returnable today

Meanwhile former civil servants including Amitabha Pande and Navrekha Sharma have made an informal collective "Constitutional Conduct Group" and have filed a plea seeking to intervene. Plea seeks an authoritative pronouncement on "hate speech"

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Justice Rajiv Shakdher, Justice GR Swaminathan, and Advocate Sanjay Pinto to hold a dialogue on Freedom of Speech in the 15th anniversary lecture series conducted by HSB Partners, Advocates.

Advocate Srinath Sridevan moderating the talk, opens the dialogue.
Justice Shakdher begins the discussion, he says that Article 19(1)(a) is one of the crown jewels of the Constitution of India.

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Merry Christmas Everyone!
Love from #HongKongers ❤️🎅🏻

(Check out this thread to know each of the character🇭🇰😉)

#ChristmasIsComing #HongKong

Credit: @appledaily_hk
— Office Lady in “Lunch with You” Rally, Central, #HongKong’s CBD.

Photo by @StandNewsHK Image
— The Silver Hair 👵🏻🧓🏻👵🏻🧓🏻

73-yr-old #Grandpa Protester Uncle Chan, went on a 12-day hunger strike, hoping to talk to #CarrieLam but was refused.

82-yr-old Uncle Wong is ALWAYS seen in #frontlines to avoid #HKPoliceBrutality.

#好人一生平安 @StandNewsHK ImageImage
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1 to 20. Assange a true HERO. The Siege & Injustice with Julian Assange
21. Assange a true HERO. The Siege & Injustice with Julian Assange 🤨👇🏼…
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By @Underground_RT
“Journalism is not a crime”

So why is @Wikileaks’ Julian Assange jailed in a maximum security prison, in which people such as Abu Qatada have been imprisoned in? 🙃
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We have a First Amendment for a reason, and it doesn't say unless it's embarrassing to the U.S. government, unless Hillary Clinton doesn't like it, unless it makes it difficult for the State Department to play the games it plays.… #Assange #EspionageAct
The point is we are government of the people, by the people, for the people. It's not their information. It's ours. And all #Assange did was give us our information which our own government was wrongly and illegally concealing from us.… #EspionageAct
Read the full superseding indictment, in which #Assange is charged with 17 counts under the #EspionageAct — a first for a journalist and publisher.… #WikiLeaks #Journalism #FreedomOfPress #Whistleblowers
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Here's former President Obama having a reporter removed for interrupting him "in his house" the press claps wildly, even starts chanting Obama's name while the reporter is being removed for yelling "NO MORE DEPORTATIONS" #KaitlanCollins cc: @BretBaier
2015 Washington Free Beacon's Adam Kredo ejected from a State Department media briefing in Vienna and senior department officials threatened to call security on him, without him even saying a word. Had to control that #IranDeal narriative #KaitlanCollins…
2012 @politico called interrupting the President a "surprising breach of etiquette" and later the reporter from @DailyCaller was "urged" to and DID apologize to then President Obama #KaitlanCollins…
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