From Fox News to CNN, BBC, or RT and down to the hundreds of others that follow, what is the difference? If all the stories they report are the same, why are there so many media outlets? Although there is some truth behind the stories they report, it is the angle in which it is covered that is different. All while discarding those important marginalized topics that they deliberately choose to throw away as it is of insignificance to them and their advertiser’s agendas. Every news outlet has its own political agenda to push. As they have their own political agenda, they also decide where they want you to look at and where they want you to turn your head away from.
Owning the latest electronic gadgets or having unfettered internet access at home may seem to be common or ordinary to many of us. Yet, in today’s digital age, millions of people globally remain disconnected and have no access to electronic devices. The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted this divide – Why does this divide still exist? What can society do to bridge this digital gap? The IAS Gazette endeavours to answer these questions in this article.
Jan 18: Trump becomes the first President to be impeached twice, Malaysia declares state of emergency, Museveni secures another term as Ugandan President.
North America United States (US) House representatives voted 232-197 to impeach sitting president Donald Trump
What is a stateless democracy? This article explores the democratic experiment of Rojava to better understand what constitutes statelessness, and what a stateless democracy can do.
Jan 11: Trump supporters storm US Capitol, Venezuela swears in new National Assembly, US Democrats prepare second Trump impeachment
North America The Democratic Party has regained control of the United States (US) Senate, according
Are protest-resignations meaningful? From Mahathir to Members of Parliament in the United Kingdom, across the globe, this political move has seen widespread usage with mostly dismal results. Why do politicians continue to do this? Are there instances where this can work? How so?
Jan 4: New York Stock Exchange to delist three Chinese telecom giants, Argentina legalises abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy, Post-Brexit trade deal came into effect after overwhelming support in Parliament
North America A vehicle explosion in downtown Tennessee on Christmas Day that wounded several people