Astroturf and manipulation of media messages | Sharyl Attkisson | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Astroturf and manipulation of media messages | Sharyl Attkisson | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Translator: Marta Palacio Reviewer: Denise RQ Consider this fictitious example that’s inspired by real life: say you’re watching the news, and you see a story about a new study on the cholesterol-lowering drug called cholextra. The study says cholextra is so effective that doctors should consider prescribing it to adults and even children who don’t […]

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What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Reviewer: Peter van de VenI’m going to take you back in time, 1400 years,to the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia.To a time when Prophet Mouhammed was given the taskof finding a solution to women in the city being attacked and molested.The situation was this:It was around the year 600 AD,long before the modern convenience,of plumbing.When […]

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Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there’s good news)

Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there’s good news)

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton BastChris Anderson asked me if I could put the last 25 yearsof anti-poverty campaigning into 10 minutes for TED.That’s an Englishman asking an Irishman to be succinct.(Laughter)I said, “Chris, that would take a miracle.”He said, “Bono, wouldn’t that be a good use of your messianic complex?”So, yeah.Then I thought, let’s […]

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