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Exclusive: Kolkata Prof Got an Alert From Yahoo Over 'Govt-Backed' Email Snooping Attempt

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Help me understand:
1. Influenzas moved from TWTR to MASTODON after Sanjay Hegde was banned for posting a picture of August Landmesser
2. At the same time, DBA activists protested banning of Prof Ratan Lal and Dilip Mandal,
3. There was also dissatisfaction with TWTR acting late on hate campaign directed at Indian Muslims,
What else happened?

Am curious because one of the first stories about this fiasco appeared on Sputnik News, a known propagator of Russian state-sponsored disinformation

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Help me understand:
1. Influenzas moved from TWTR to MASTODON after Sanjay Hegde was banned for posting a picture of August Landmesser
2. At the same time, DBA activists protested banning of Prof Ratan Lal and Dilip Mandal,
3. There was also dissatisfaction with TWTR acting late on hate campaign directed at Indian Muslims,
What else happened?

Am curious because one of the first stories about this fiasco appeared on Sputnik News, a known propagator of Russian state-sponsored disinformation

For the nth time: Social networks aren't public spheres. They are advertising technologies. Stop misquoting Habermas.

1. News websites currently follow the logic of broadcast: one-to-many one way mode of communication,
2. The internet, unlike print, radio, television, is an interactive media, which allows multi mode of communication--one-to-many two way
3. Keeping 2 in mind how will you design a news website?

Oh, btw, paywalls will not save journalism or democracy

If I've understood the architecture of this place right--feeds with groups (instances) as the fundamental block--it is perfect grounds for disinformation--with tighter echo chambers?

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