2019-01-03: Social Media Postees

Please be social by posting these 'POSTEES' on social media!

Official: DR Congo Ebola Cases Reach Record 560
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-01-03
Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reached at least 560, with 368 deaths, the Ministry of Public Health confirmed Wednesday. | RELATED: | West Africa: Deadly Ebola-Like Virus Discovered in Fruit Bats | "Ebola — the situation on Wednesday, January 2, 2019: a total of 608 cases (560 confirmed and 48 possible), 368 [people] died and 207 have recovered," the DRC Ministry of Public Health wrote on Twitter. | An additional 29 people are being investigate…
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Trump's 'Game of Thrones' poster leaves everyone puzzled
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-03
President Trump kicked 2019 off in bizarre style, bringing an oversize Game of Thrones-inspired meme poster to his first cabinet meeting. The poster's appearance has journalists, pundits, and the twitterati confused. | …
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In deleted tweet, US nuclear command declares itself "ready" to "drop something"
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-01-03
On New Year's Eve, the US Strategic Command, which oversees the United States' nuclear arsenal, posted a tweet declaring its readiness to "drop something much, much bigger" than the "big ball" at Times Square in New York.
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Episode Three: The Patels
Murderville, GA | theintercept.com | 2019-01-03
Subscribe to the Murderville podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Radio Public, iHeart Radio, and other platforms. | Shaliesh Patel was visiti…
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Netflix Removed Clip That Criticized Saudi Arabia's Human Rights Record
Naomi LaChance | commondreams.org | 2019-01-02
The November episode of "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" addressed the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (Photo: YouTube screen grab) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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'Trump all day': Kanye West reaffirms love of Donald Trump in first 2019 tweets
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-02
Kanye West's on-again, off-again love affair with US President Donald Trump seems to be on again for 2019, as the controversial rapper redeclared his support for the president in a New Year's Day tweetstorm. | …
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Actress Jane Curtin resolves to 'make sure the Republican party dies' in 2019; cue the Twitter drama
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-02
Actress and comedian Jane Curtin has sparked some fresh 2019 Twitter drama by announcing that her resolution for the year ahead is to "make sure that the Republican party dies." | …
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Google's futuristic radar-based hand sensors get US approval, despite interference concerns
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-02
Google has been granted permission to roll out wearable hand motion sensors that allow users to swipe, scroll and click their devices through thin air. Concern remains that the devices could interfere with other electronics. | …
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Five Weeks After The Guardian's Viral Blockbuster Assange-Manafort Scoop, No Evidence Has Emerged — Just Stonewalling
Glenn Greenwald | theintercept.com | 2019-01-02
The U.S. media is very adept at being outraged when they're denounced as "fake news." They should think more about why that attack resonates for so many. | The post Five Weeks After The Guardian's Viral Blockbuster Assange-Manafort Scoop, No Evidence Has Emerged — Just Stonewalling appeared first on The Intercept.
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STRATCOM Wishes You a Very Scary New Year
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-01-01
The U.S. Strategic Command has deleted a New Year's tweet that revealed its true values, as Caitlin Johnstone explains. By Caitlin Johnstone CaitlinJohnstone.com U.S. Strategic Command (or "Stratcom" if you're trying to make a nuclear-capable arm of the U.S. Defense… Read more ?…
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'Fired like a dog': Trump blasts 'dumb' Gen. McChrystal on Twitter after Syria criticism
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-01
US President Donald Trump has hit back at retired General Stanley McChrystal, who he said was known for his "big, dumb mouth" after the former army commander criticized his Syria policy and called him immoral. | …
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'The USA is with you!': Trump tweets congratulations as Bolsonaro sworn in as Brazilian president
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-01
Letters and official cables are so last year. Twitter is where world leaders of today go for some mutual back-slapping, as shown this week by US President Donald Trump and newly-sworn in Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. | …
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#LogOutFacebook: Because of You, We Did. Thank You!
Vanessa Mbonu@naacpnet | naacp.org | 2018-12-27
Thank you. During the week-long #LogOutFacebook protest, you were joined by thousands of advocates, celebrities, elected officials and partners to take a stand, to let Facebook know that they need to do better. You made it known that you will no longer tolerate privacy breaches, hate speech, bias, and misinformation. This logout cycle is done, but our […] | The post #LogOutFacebook: Because of You, We Did. Thank You! appeared first on NAACP.
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Hatewatch Headlines 12/20/2018
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2018-12-20
Facebook's moment of reckoning arrives; Advertisers abandon Tucker Carlson; ADF seeks expansion of Jim Crow-era exemption; and…
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Longtime antigovernment militia organizer calls for 'lone wolf' action against antifa
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2018-12-20
An antigovernment extremist who has called Islam a mental disorder and urged his followers to shoot black women and children has issued another call to violence, posting a video on his Facebook page urging members of the Patriot movement to engage in "lone wolf" action against antifa.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2018/12/20/longt…

Ten Good News Stories for Kids in 2018
Human Rights Watch | hrw.org | 2018-12-20
Girls in India during a hygiene training as part of the Great WASH Yatra. Himanshu Khagta, WASH United, 2012 | A couple of years ago, a friend following me on Twitter said he found my feed really depressing. "Doesn't anything good ever happen for children?" he asked. | Spreading doom and gloom sometimes seems an occupational hazard of human rights work. But I've taken my friend's words to heart and now, as we approach the end of the year, here are 10 good news stories for kids: | A number of armed forces and armed grou…
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'Trump Says…': The Journalistic Scourge of Echo-Chamber Headlines – Deferential social media framing spreads White House propaganda and betrays public trust
Reed Richardson | fair.org | 2018-12-19
"First, do no harm." (cc photo: Jim Naureckas) | The most basic tenet of professional physicians is the Hippocratic Oath: "First, do no harm." Its intent is clear, simple: When practicing medicine, the fundamental ethical consideration should be to not make things worse. All decisions on treatment–including whether to treat a patient in the first place–flow from that starting point. | Journalists, while they take no such professional oath, should be duty-bound to follow a similar principle when reporting the news: "First, do no harm to the truth." While our internet-era news ecosystem, like modern me…
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Hatewatch Headlines 12/18/2018
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2018-12-17
YouTube has become an online radicalization machine; Fake news travels faster on Twitter; Banner desecrates Fields victim's church; and…
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2018/12/18/hatew…

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