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Circumventing #FakeNews not by regulating the press!

Sep
27

To some of us, journalism is a "game". To others, it’s a "hobby". To the rest, it’s a profession. For a smaller group, journalism is "life." Those who dedicate their ‘lives’ to journalism find it challenging to divide their identity as individuals and journalists. However, doing serious journalism, which demands commitment and perseverance, has become a major challenge in the age of #FakeNews.

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Where does your country stand in the Passport Index 2017?

Jul
23

Arton Capital's Passport Index is the world’s most popular online interactive tool, which collects, displays and ranks the passports of the world. The methodology of the Passport Index is described here. Passports of 193 United Nations member countries and six territories are considered.

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"The Salesman" to be screened by the Rochester Film Society Today

Jun
13

The 2016 Iranian drama The Salesman by two-time Oscar-winning Director Asghar Farhadi will be screened by the Rochester Film Society today at 7:30 pm.

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Journalism, Studying Journalism, Doing Well in Everything - Somehow

Apr
04

I must remember
Not to say something that ruffles any feathers
Not to give any look that shakes any heart
Not to take a route, which is a detour
Not to write a line, which causes offence
I must remember that
The days and daytime are all happy
Everything is okay and fine
It’s only my heart, which is not actually a heart

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Inaccurate reporting on PM Stefan Löfven's visit to Tehran

Feb
14

On February 11, I tweeted a photo of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meeting Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in the Sa'dabad Palace in Tehran (adopted from the President's official website). I commented that it was the first official visit by a Swedish PM to Iran.

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Journalism is PACIFIC OCEAN(sx2)

Nov
28

1- Admittedly, I'm not holding a press conference to announce the discovery of pulsating radio source. Jocelyn Bell did the task on such a day in 1967. I didn't have the chance to chat with her so far.

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