Awaaz, Freedom of speech on social media

Zuckerberg-ization

Social media is now the main source of news for the whole world, especially young people: 61% of American millennials say Facebook is their¬†primary source¬†of political news. Social media has portrayed itself as the gatekeeper, people expect the social media to play the role of an impartial arbiter of the information we receive, upholding freedom… Continue reading Zuckerberg-ization

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Raise your hopeful voice, you have a choice

Far from the powerful tool of print media and television, your average Good Samaritan is limited to the confines of platforms that are a few clicks away. It enables those with the ability to speak but without the power to speak to bring to the public view problems that fester between the lines of the… Continue reading Raise your hopeful voice, you have a choice

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“Speak for your Civil Right”

"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear" (George Orwell) Freedom of speech is the right of people to express their opinions publicly without the interference of any third party. It is the right to speak without censorship or restraint by the government.… Continue reading “Speak for your Civil Right”

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Soapbox

Human beings are often referred to as social creatures which means that they require the need and want to communicate with one another. Social media over the recent years has proved to be a platform for every individual, regardless of the country, race or class; individuals have used it to freely express themselves by airing… Continue reading Soapbox