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Gay feelings matter to the NZ Herald but Jewish feelings don’t.

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The NZ Herald do not have a consistent policy when it comes to moderation. When they published an article about a Gay man they cautioned their readers to be mindful of what they said in the comment section on facebook but when they published an article about the Auschwitz gas chamber not only did they not caution their readers to be mindful of what they said, they allowed highly offensive anti-Semitic comments to be made on their facebook page and they didn’t remove them. It seems that Gay feelings matter but Jewish feelings don’t to the NZ Herald.

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Guest Post – Facebook, the Battle of Stalingrad and Wellington College

Guest Post by idbkiwi

At just four dollars for close-to nine-hundred pages, I admit, it was my innate thrift that sealed the purchase. The blurb on the back cover described my purchase as the greatest Russian novel of the twentieth century; it is the best book I have ever read. Ever.

Vasily Grossman died thinking his masterpiece had been written in vain. His book had been arrested; both manuscripts had been seized, all copies and drafts, even the ribbons from his typewriter were confiscated to prevent his subversive words reaching any contemporary audience; so dangerous was it.

What startled the KGB, what led to his book, “Life and Fate“, being arrested and to its author being declared a ‘non-person’, was not the beautifully written and brutally honest character studies, nor the harrowing, intricate descriptions of life and death during the siege of Stalingrad, the attention to factual and obviously lived-through historical detail, the noting of revealing nuances and idiosyncrasies that give his scenes unique character both in charm and in revulsion; No! It was his depiction of how a totalitarian state works on an individual level, how it massages thought while suffocating it, how it reduces people to slaves of common ‘Good (with a capital G)’, how millions can become indifferent to the sufferings of others given sufficient codified moral imperative, and of how it erodes, subtly and irresistibly, three paramount human qualities; those of freedom, uniqueness, and kindness.   Read more »

Labour trying to hide the fact they are the Nasty party

Labour are trying to hide the fact they are the Nasty party.

A directive has been issued telling candidates and MPs to cleanse their social media accounts. I wonder what Andrew Little is going to do about his employers are parasites social media stuff up?

Labour Party candidates have been urged to clean up their social media profiles by removing potentially embarrassing pictures or comments about the party.

The directive by Labour’s general secretary Andrew Kirton was accidentally sent by text message to a Newstalk ZB reporter.   Read more »

Facebook closes Murray’s mate’s account, then buckles under pressure

Murray McCully pushed through UN Security Council Resolution 2334 as lead sponsor and destroyed New Zealand’s reputation as an honest broker at the United Nations. He made New Zealand side with despots, dictators and Islamists against the only democracy in the  Middle East.

Fatah heads up the Palestinian Authority, there were formerly known as the PLO, a terror organisation. These are the supposedly “moderate” faction in Palestine as opposed to Hamas which is a fully fledged terror organisation operating out of Gaza.

Murray McCully sided with them against Israel.

Now Fatah has had their Facebook account closed, and then re-opened after they expressed outrage. The content hasn’t changed however. It is just that Facebook are afraid of Islamic backlash.

Facebook has shut down the page of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas’s party Fatah, apparently over a picture of late leader Yasser Arafat with a weapon, the movement said on Monday.

“We received a message that our page violated Facebook’s regulations,” Munir al-Jaghub, a media officer with Fatah and one of the page’s administrators, told AFP.   Read more »

NZ Politicians on Facebook: Who is working and who is shirking?

I have undertaken a COMPLETELY unscientific and unfair investigation into who is working and who is shirking based entirely on politicians’ Facebook pages. My definition of working is actual political stuff like door knocking and political meetings and talking to the news media about current issues. My definition of shirking is no posts to the page since Christmas or self-promotion like makeovers with the Women’s Weekly.

Politicians are people too and deserve a relaxing holiday but some work harder than others and it is nice to know who those hard workers are.

Working


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New Zealand MSM are making a big mistake handing their customers to Facebook

After praising The New Zealand Herald for their balanced coverage of Resolution 2334 in a post I wrote yesterday and published this morning, I decided to view the comments on all the articles that I had referred to in my post. The New Zealand Herald like Stuff have handed their comment sections over to Facebook which has many downsides as I was soon to find out.

The first problem I encountered my total inability to find the article I was looking for on their Facebook page. I was looking for the article titled, “Rob Berg: NZ Government stance on Israel smacks of hypocrisy” which was published that day but all I could find on their page was stories like…

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Fairfax Fake news story attracts vicious anti-Semitism

While I may not like criticism when it is based on propaganda and is historically or otherwise inaccurate I nevertheless would not describe it as hate speech. Criticism of actions and policies and ideology is not hate speech and in a free society, criticism is to be encouraged as is an open debate about issues.

Fairfax journalist Pattrick Smellie wrote an opinion piece that can only be described as fake news which attracted not just criticism of Israel but actual vicious anti-Semitism.

Social media, for all its benefits, has allowed all kinds of lies and conspiracy theories to be circulated unchecked. It is therefore not surprising that anti-Semitism, which attracts lies and conspiracy theories like moths to a flame, has flourished in this forum. A false news story published in New Zealand last week has brought some classic anti-Semitism (and new anti-Semitism) to the fore on Facebook.

Fairfax journalist, Pattrick Smellie, claimed that Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, had declared war on NZ in a piece entitled “How Israel could wage ‘war’ on New Zealand”. Smellie’s false claim had previously been debunked by Fran O’Sullivan in the NZ Herald. Smellie’s article has since been partially edited in line with the facts. Evidently, an unnamed diplomat reportedly told Israeli media that Netanyahu had told New Zealand Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, that

“If you continue to promote this resolution from our point of view it will be a declaration of war. It will rupture the relations and there will be consequences. We’ll recall our ambassador to Jerusalem.”

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Facebook enforces Sharia Law on Ex-Muslim writer

Twitter is banning conservative voices like it is going out of fashion and now Facebook is enforcing Sharia law on non-Muslims. Outspoken Free Speech advocate Pamela Geller got sick of Facebook enforcing Sharia law and so her organisation filed a  free speech lawsuit against the Department of Justice. She is challenging Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act which provides immunity from lawsuits to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, which allows…

” these social media giants to engage in government-sanctioned censorship and discriminatory business practices free from legal challenge. The sharia restrictions Facebook continues to impose has chilling effect and ramifications especially in countries where such freedoms can make the difference between freedom and submission, life and death.”

Ex-Muslim writer Majid  Oukacha  posted on facebook

What I care about more than anything else is freedom of thought. It is criminalized by the Koran. 

He was banned last week from Facebook.

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Mike King points out one of the many serious flaws with social media

Both Facebook and Twitter are failing to provide consistency in their business models. No matter what side of the free speech divide you are on as a customer you expect a business to enforce its rules fairly and dispassionately. Furthermore, you expect its rules to be simple and easy to understand so they are easy to enforce.Mike King has alerted Facebook to a serious issue that is still unresolved. It should not be this hard to get a suicide video removed and it reflects the worldwide problem of social media giants who are unable or unwilling to moderate their forums adequately or consistently.Ironically Facebook has a suicide prevention feature but it has failed to remove a video of an actual suicide.

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