RT is an international TV network. RT headquarter is located in Moscow, Russia. It has offices all over the world and covers news in English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, French and German. The primary English Channel was launched in 2005.
RT America’s Rachel Blevins has had her public account axed by Facebook amid the social media giant’s recent crackdown on alternative news sources. Blevins says she only posted her journalistic work and is baffled by the move.
If the establishment media were truly balanced, social media’s purge of alternative news outlets would be a front-page splash. The fact it isn’t proves that those who shout loudest about “free speech” may be its greatest enemies.
There’s a military flavor to this week’s Digest, because if there’s one weapon that can always be deployed to full effect it's the trusty Russophobia Ray. Facts, geography and RT are all in the crosshairs this week.
A US Army colonel has accused RT of ‘ridiculous misinformation’ for reporting a Russian government suggestion that Islamic State is operating inside a US-controlled zone in Syria, despite the UN and NBC reporting the same.
After surviving Ebola, hundreds of people in Sierra Leone are fighting an uphill battle to get their lives back on track. The stigma of being a survivor makes the burdens of poverty and shortage of opportunities much harsher.