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Jimmy Carr & Inappropriate British Outrage

The furore that has gripped the English press in recent days over a tasteless joke rightfully invokes ridicule and mockery of the English psyche - the English Government calling for new laws to punish comedians comes at an opportune time;...

/ 06/02/2022

Anti-Fragility and the Right: Why the Banning of Imperium Press and Mystery Grove Matters

“I posted this last time we got banned and it's still true: we're so antifragile that liberalism doesn't know what to do about it. Our "network-of-networks" dynamic can reconstruct online scenes very quickly…This is because of something ancient and very...

/ 18/12/2021

Kinzen’s Missing Contracts

Shocking is the only word to describe a report by Gript where the Department of Health stated they ‘could not locate the information (on contracts signed with Kinzen) due to the cyber attack’ which had encrypted the HSE and DoH...

/ 16/12/2021

Baseless ‘Far-Right’ Witch-hunt Reaches Official Ireland

While the NGO-Media complex has been stirring up bogus claims about the so-called ‘far-right’ in Ireland for years now, the last few days have seen the infection spread to oversight bodies within Official Ireland. Yesterday, the Standards In Public Office...

/ 03/11/2021

Inside RTÉ’s Hate Speech Lobbying

Control over the public airwaves was a key feature in the Troubles and looks set to play a similar role in the fight against populism in years to come, as RTÉ's recent submission to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI)...

/ 01/11/2021

Zuckerberg’s Metaverse: Is Clownworld Entering Virtual Reality?

Mark Zuckerberg announced yesterday that Facebook Inc. would be rebranding, with immediate effect. Henceforth, Meta Platforms Inc., or just Meta, will move focus away from apps and platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, and towards Metaverse content. But what is...

/ 30/10/2021

Which Irish Groups Made it Onto Facebook Danger List?

A month of outages and embarrassing revelations was made slightly worse for Facebook last week thanks to work done by The Intercept, airing internal documents outlining its deplatforming protocols when dealing with extremists. An anti-war publication made famous for their...

/ 19/10/2021

‘Trusted Flagger’ Kinzen No Longer Working With Dept. of Health After HSE Exposé

It has been confirmed that Kinzen, a company specialising in monitoring ‘disinformation campaigns’ and ‘dangerous content’, is no longer working with the Department of Health, after an exposé into the HSE’s flagging of covid-related content was published by Gript. The...

/ 16/10/2021

Kinzen: Ireland’s Anti-Populist Start Up

Eleven years after felicitously establishing the media intelligence agency Storyful, Mark Little and a squad of Irish journalists are hoping lightning strikes twice with their new anti-misinformation startup Kinzen.  Banking $2.2 million in seed capital, the company currently holed up...

/ 04/09/2021

Institute For Strategic Dialogue: Case Study in Media Astroturfing

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue released a report this week detailing their intelligence-gathering on what they call the Irish "far-right". There is nothing new in this document, and it seems more like a compendium of their greatest hits already released...

/ 15/04/2021