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The White House created an online tool for Facebook and Twitter users to report examples of political bias and censorship (FB, TWTR, GOOG)

Hours after 18 nations signed a pledge to fight online terrorism through content moderation, the White House released a form encouraging people to report instances in which their content or accounts were removed from the social media. The form, called the "Tech Bias Story Sharing Tool," asks for links and citizenship status, before asking for an email address to be added to the Trump campaign marketing list. The White House frames tech content moderation as a free speech issue, though many of ...
Tags: Facebook, White House, US, Trends, New Zealand, Christchurch, Zealand, Mosques, Trump, Alex Jones, Emmanuel Macron, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Microsoft Google, Jeff Sessions, Trump Administration, Milo Yiannopoulous


Twitter and Facebook join global pledge to fight hate speech online

At a summit in Paris Wednesday, representatives from Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Alphabet Inc., committed to use and develop rules, algorithms and direct intervention to curb the uploading, promotion, amplification and distribution of violent extremism on social media platforms. The initiative calls for hate speech to be “immediately and permanently” taken down, though isn’t legally binding. French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, were joined by lea...
Tags: Google, Facebook, White House, Advertising, Senegal, Theresa May, Nick Clegg, Paris, New Zealand, Jordan, Leo Varadkar, Facebook Live, Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron, Vivendi SA, Macky Sall


White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement

The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was written in the wake of the terrorist attacks that killed 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand and livestreamed on…Read more...
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WH Refuses To Sign Post-Christchurch Agreement To Crack Down On Hate Speech

The White House won’t be signing an international agreement brokered on Wednesday to crack down on the kind of extremist content online that contributed to the New Zealand mosque massacres in March. The “Christchurch call to action” is an anti-extremism initiative headed by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron. It’s a global push for major tech companies and governments worldwide to prevent the spread of internet hate content, which leads to radicaliz...
Tags: Google, Facebook, News, Washington Post, White House, New Zealand, Hate Speech, Donald Trump, Christchurch, Emmanuel Macron, U K, Australia Canada, White Nationalism, Jacinda Ardern, Cristina Cabrera, New Zealand massacre


Trump won't sign social media “Christchurch call to action” to fight online extremism

Donald Trump's administration refuses to sign an international commitment to fight extremism online, citing concerns with free speech. The “Christchurch call to action” was brokered between officials in France and New Zealand and executives from the world's largest social media companies. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron are behind the call to action, which is scheduled to be unveiled later today, Wednesday, in Paris. From Tony Romm and Drew Harwe...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Post, News, Washington, France, White House, United States, United Kingdom, Paris, New Zealand, Donald Trump, Christchurch, Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Drew Harwell


Jacinda Ardern: ‘Very little of what I have done has been deliberate. It's intuitive’

In the wake of New Zealand’s worst terror attack, the prime minister talks frankly about the aftermath, global scrutiny and how a nation heals“I’ll show you something,” says Jacinda Ardern. We are sitting on sofas in her office on the ninth floor of the Beehive, the circular building that houses the New Zealand government in Wellington. It is just 10 days since a terrorist attack in Christchurch took the lives of 50 people at prayer. Outside, the flags are at half-mast. Two police officers stand...
Tags: Politics, World news, New Zealand, Wellington, Christchurch, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Christchurch shooting


Word of the week: Invasion

On March 15, a gunman killed at least 50 people and injured another 50 as they gathered in two Christchurch mosques. Minutes before the attacks, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had been emailed a 74-page document, variously called a “manifesto” and a “screed,” purported to have been written by the gunman. In it, the man – a 28-year-old Australian living in New Zealand – denounced immigrants as “invaders.” Hours later, Donald Trump held a ceremony at the White House to mark the firs...
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Mosque attacks and the narrative of exclusion | Letters

Guardian readers respond to the Christchurch shootingsJonathan Freedland (We must confront the right’s hate preachers, 16 March) is right to castigate Viktor Orbán, Matteo Salvini and Donald Trump for their anti-Islamic rhetoric. But we must not omit the part played by British politicians in deliberately adopting language that promotes hatred of religious and racial groups. Boris Johnson’s “letterboxes”, David Cameron’s “swarm” of migrants, Theresa May’s “Go home” posters, Sajid Javid’s “asylum ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, US, David Cameron, World news, US news, Australian immigration and asylum, Immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Theresa May, Islam, New Zealand, Boris Johnson, Sajid Javid, Donald Trump, Christchurch


New Zealand mosque shooter 'acted alone'; sent manifesto to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

Police in New Zealand said on Sunday that the right-wing terrorist behind a massacre at two mosques in Christchurch was acting alone, as it emerged the killer's manifesto had been sent to the country's prime minister minutes before the tragedy unfolded. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, sent a racist, rambling manifesto to prime minister Jacinda Ardern in which he denied being linked to any organisations and said he was acting on his own. The document, which praised President Donald Trump ...
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New Zealand shooting: Brenton Tarrant charged after 50 killed in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch

New Zealand shooting: 49 killed across two mosques​ PM Jacinda Ardern vows to change gun laws Suspect appears in court charged with murder Everything we know about the shooter Brenton Tarrant The victims: Afghan refugee viewed country as 'slice of paradise' Tech giants told 'enough is enough' after shooting live-streamed  Everything we know so far about the Christchurch attacks The main suspect in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques was charged with one count of murder on S...
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Trump condemns New Zealand mosque attack as 'horrible massacre'

U.S. President Donald Trump condemned the "horrible massacre" at two mosques in New Zealand on Friday, a deadly attack that killed 49 people in what the White House called a "vicious act of hate." The massacre during Friday prayers wounded more than 40 others in the country's worst-ever mass shooting, which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned as terrorism. "My warmest sympathy and best wishes goes out to the people of New Zealand after the horrible massacre in the Mosques. The U.S. stands...
Tags: News, White House, New Zealand, Donald Trump, Trump, Jacinda Ardern


Jacinda Ardern’s heartfelt apology spoke volumes about compassion | Afua Hirsch

Nobody demanded that the New Zealand leader say sorry for Grace Millane’s murder. I can’t imagine British leaders showing such responsibilityThe story of Grace Millane – the backpacker murdered in New Zealand – is unspeakably sad, and its terrible denouement came quickly. What began as concern for a missing person swiftly became a murder investigation, and then the process of identifying a body. Details were scant and our focus turned to the sorrowful words of New Zealand’s prime minister. No on...
Tags: Politics, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Colonialism, British Empire, Afua Hirsch, Jacinda Ardern, Grace Millane


Condolences Pour In After George HW Bush’s Death

Praise for former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday: (He) “was a man of the highest character. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41’s life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad.” — Former President George W. Bush ___ “George H.W. Bush’s life is a testament to the notion that public service is a noble, joyous calling. And he did tremendous good along the journey.” — Former President Barack Obama. ___ “The legacy of George H.W. Bush will be f...
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'We are not isolated': Jacinda Ardern's maiden speech to the UN rebuts Trump

New Zealand prime minister called for collective action and multilateralism in address that was applauded at the UN in New YorkThe prime minister of New Zealand has been met with thunderous applause at the UN for her speech espousing global cooperation and kindness from world leaders, in stark contrast to Donald Trump’s portentous rejection of globalism earlier in the week.Jacinda Ardern’s national statement was viewed by many commentators as a direct rebuttal to the US president’s call for incr...
Tags: Politics, US, World news, Asia Pacific, Foreign Policy, United Nations, New Zealand, Un, Donald Trump, Trump, Jacinda Ardern


'MeToo must become WeToo': Jacinda Ardern's speech to UN rebuts Trump

New Zealand prime minister called for collective action and multilateralism in address that was applauded at the UN in New YorkThe prime minister of New Zealand has been met with thunderous applause at the UN for her speech espousing global cooperation and kindness from world leaders, in stark contrast to Donald Trump’s portentous rejection of globalism earlier in the week.Jacinda Ardern’s national statement was viewed by many commentators as a direct rebuttal to the US president’s call for incr...
Tags: Politics, US, World news, Asia Pacific, Foreign Policy, United Nations, New Zealand, Un, Donald Trump, Trump, Jacinda Ardern, MeToo Movement


'MeToo must become WeToo': Ardern's maiden speech to UN rebuts Trump

New Zealand prime minister called for collective action and multilateralism in address that was applauded at the UN in New YorkThe prime minister of New Zealand has been met with thunderous applause at the UN for her speech espousing global cooperation and kindness from world leaders, in stark contrast to Donald Trump’s portentous rejection of globalism earlier in the week.Jacinda Ardern’s national statement was viewed by many commentators as a direct rebuttal to the US president’s call for incr...
Tags: Politics, US, World news, Asia Pacific, Foreign Policy, United Nations, New Zealand, Un, Donald Trump, Trump, Jacinda Ardern, MeToo Movement


Jacinda Ardern is the very hero the global left needs right now | Van Badham

The future of the left is bright if it looks like Jacinda Ardern and Alexandria Ocasio-CortesAs social media birth announcements go, Jacinda Ardern’s handheld Facebook Live of herself and her newborn Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford is charming. New Zealand’s prime minister introduces her new baby with radiant sincerity. She thanks her midwife and the hospital staff for their generous professionalism, and New Zealanders for their kindness and gifts. With a quick cutaway, she even jokes with the baby...
Tags: Politics, World news, US news, Democrats, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Van Badham, Jacinda Ardern, Alexandria Ocasio CortesAs, Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford


Clarke Gayford on fatherhood: ‘It’s going to be a bit different’

The TV host and partner of New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, gets ready to become a stay-at-home dadOn Friday, in the freezing pre-dawn, as wild winter rainstorms battered Auckland, Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, got up to catch a plane. She was heading to Taranaki, the energy-rich province on the North Island, to defend her government’s decision to ban future offshore oil and gas exploration. Earlier in the week she had faced up to farmers about the spread of the...
Tags: Family, Politics, Life and style, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Parents and parenting, North Island, Taranaki, Jacinda Ardern, Clarke Gayford, Auckland Jacinda Ardern


'I'm a political nerd': New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern thrilled at meeting Barack Obama - video

Jacinda Ardern says 'as a political nerd' she is very happy to welcome Barack Obama on his first visit to the country. Ardern asked Obama for advice on both political and parenting matters, as she leads the country and is expecting her first child Continue reading...
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'I'm a political nerd': New Zealand PM Jacinda Arden thrilled at meeting Barack Obama - video

Jacinda Ardern says 'as a political nerd' she is very happy to welcome Barack Obama on his first visit to the country. Ardern asked Obama for advice on both political and parenting matters, as she leads the country and is expecting her first child Continue reading...
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Fran O'Sullivan: Liddell climbing White House ladder

His job is not to advocate for New Zealand. But Jacinda Ardern will nevertheless welcome a friendly face at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.Christopher Liddell is now in a more powerful White House role. But this is not a reason for the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, White House, Pennsylvania, New Zealand, Fran O Sullivan, Liddell, Jacinda Ardern, Christopher Liddell


'I’m pregnant, not incapacitated': PM Jacinda Ardern on baby mania

New Zealand prime minister determined to carry on as normal despite interest in pregnancyIt is business as usual for Jacinda Ardern. Seven days after the announcement of her pregnancy, the New Zealand prime minister is out and about under grey skies on a chilly morning in Dunedin to perform that staple of politicians – unveiling a plaque on a historic building. Related: #knitforJacinda: New Zealanders join forces to make baby clothes for the needy Continue reading...
Tags: Family, Gender, Politics, Women, Pregnancy, Life and style, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Parents and parenting, Women in politics, Dunedin, Jacinda Ardern, Jacinda Ardern Seven


Jacinda Ardern is not the first world leader to be pregnant in office – video report

Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, has announced she is pregnant. The last time an elected world leader was pregnant in office was in 1990 when Pakistan's prime minister, Benazir Bhutto, had her daughter BakhtwarJacinda Ardern: New Zealand prime minister announces first pregnancy Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Pregnancy, Asia Pacific, Pakistan, New Zealand, Benazir Bhutto, Jacinda Ardern, BakhtwarJacinda Ardern


Jacinda Ardern is not the first female world leader to give birth in office – video report

Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, announces she is pregnant alongside her partner, Clarke Gayford. The last time an elected world leader was pregnant in office was in 1990 when Pakistan's prime minister, Benazir Bhutto, had her daughter BakhtwarJacinda Ardern: New Zealand prime minister announces first pregnancy Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Pregnancy, Asia Pacific, Pakistan, New Zealand, Benazir Bhutto, Jacinda Ardern, Clarke Gayford, BakhtwarJacinda Ardern


The 7%: Jacinda Ardern joins select group of women in power

New Zealand’s new prime minister is one of 13 female heads of government in the worldAlmost one month after voting day in New Zealand, 37-year-old Jacinda Ardern has become the country’s new prime minister. Ardern’s victory, which was a surprising coup for the country’s left, makes her New Zealand’s third female prime minister and its youngest leader in 150 years. Related: How reluctant leader Jacinda Ardern charmed New Zealand Continue reading...
Tags: Gender, Politics, Women, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Women in politics, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern


Jacindamania spreads as Jeremy Corbyn urges New Zealand's Ardern to 'do it for us'

Informal message of support sent from one transformational Labour leader to another two weeks before New Zealand electionJeremy Corbyn has wished New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern, a fellow Labour opposition leader, “all the best” in the coming election, after apparently being accosted on the street by a smartphone-wielding fan of Ardern.A nine-second video clip features the UK politician saying he “looks forward to seeing her elected” before the unidentified New Zealand woman questioning him points ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Labour, New Zealand, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Jacinda Ardern, Jeremy Corbyn Jacinda


Why Jacinda Ardern could be the world's next rock-star politician – video

Since Jacinda Ardern became the leader of New Zealand’s Labour party on 1 August, ‘Jacindamania’ has swept the country. Having been compared to other ‘rock-star’ politicians such as Barack Obama and Justin Trudeau, could the fervour propel Ardern to victory in the upcoming New Zealand elections?New Zealand election: Jacinda Ardern pledges to decriminalise abortionThis video was first published last month on the Guardian’s Facebook page Continue reading...
Tags: Barack Obama, World news, Asia Pacific, Labour, New Zealand, Justin Trudeau, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, New Zealand elections?New Zealand


Will you bugger off to play golf? And other questions more pertinent than pregnancy | Van Badham

Jacinda Ardern is the latest female leader subject to questioning over her reproductive capacity. How about more questions related to leadership capacity?Van Badham is a Guardian Australia columnistIt only took seven hours for the new leader of the New Zealand Labour party to be publicly subjected to hoary stereotypes of sexist nonsense. I despair that that’s unlikely to even be a record. But there’s Jacinda Ardern, 37 years old. Preselected unanimously and seizing the political opportunity of h...
Tags: Politics, Australia, Women, Pregnancy, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Van Badham, Badham, Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand Labour



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