In the framework of the #CatalanWeek2021 and the Conferences on the Future of Europe, the International Committee of Assemblea is organizing a conference on fake news, with Raphael Tsavkko, PhD in human rights & independent international journalist based in Belgium; and Miquel Strubell, sociolinguist and political activist.

And here’s…

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This article was originally written before OnlyFans’ decision to give up on baning sex and pornography from its website. However, I believe that the main argumentos on freedom of speech, sex as driver of innovation and the whole background to OnlyFan’s initial decision remain the same.

Sex has been a…

Last year, state congressman Douglas Garcia, a staunchy supporter of far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, called his supporters on Twitter to send him names and personal data of “anti-fascists” to compile a list.

The list was compiled by Garcia and published on social media (or leaked, as some would say)— it…

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Back in March, I wrote about the death of content curation using Medium’s recent changes as an example — the service seems to be metamorphosing into a sub-Substack of sorts.

But here I’d like to think a bit more about content curation and its relationship with journalism and less about…

And I’m on the list again , for the second year in a row— the 99 key journalists of Twitter in Brazil=)

Revista Bula is one of the leading online culture magazines in the country. …

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So, Medium’s publications are basically dead. They paid handsomely. Not anymore.

I’ll miss publishing at OneZero and Level, but more than that, I’ll miss the business model — professional writers getting paid by publications with a whole editorial structure. …

Last year, state congressman Douglas Garcia, one of the main allies of Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, asked his followers on Twitter to send him the data of anti-fascist activists (in short, any activist opposed to his president’s government). …

Considero o Wilson Gomes um intelectual necessário e bastante coerente, daí minha surpresa ao vê-lo se alinhar ao mesmíssimo discurso petista de que 2013 fez nascer o fascismo, como se fosse possível traçar uma linha direta entre os maiores protestos que o país viu até então — por direitos, por…

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There is a (mistaken) perception that journalistic work is, in general, something simple to do. Well, anyone can talk to 2–3 people and write something, right? Wrong.

I published last week, with Study Hall, an article that I started researching and pitching back in…. 2019! It took me over a…

An interview with Dr. Petra Molnar, who spent 2020 investigating the use of drones, facial recognition, and lidar on refugees

Greek refugee camps are among the largest in Europe, and they are overpopulated, with scarce access to water, food, and basic necessities, and under constant surveillance. Photo: Manolis Lagoutaris/AFP/Getty Images

The coronavirus pandemic unleashed a new era in surveillance technology, and arguably no group has felt this more acutely than refugees. Even before the pandemic, refugees were subjected to contact tracing, drone and LIDAR tracking, and facial recognition en masse. Since the pandemic, it’s only gotten worse. …

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Journalist, PhD in Human Rights (University of Deusto). MA in Communication Sciences, BA in International Relations. www.tsavkko.com.br

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