In just a matter of two years, disinformation campaigns occurred in 70 countries, as compared to just 28 in 2017, according to a report published by Oxford Internet Institute at Oxford University.
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Every April since 1994 I find myself struggling with what to feel or to write about yet another anniversary of the Rwandan genocide against the…View More Remembering Rwanda for humanity’s sake
If you are reading this on your handheld device, please sit down and put your device on a table, lest you drop it and break…View More Stoking a fear of the Other
After much fanfare and a fair share of controversy, the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) arrived in Vancouver, British Columbia last Saturday with a…View More Bollywood event in B.C. an elitist showcase