Thought provoking from who sees the murder of journalists as symptom of deeper structural changes in the flow of money, power & information. Daphne & Khashoggi as canaries in the coal mine of globalised corruption..
We are living through a "clash between a 21st century technological revolution, which has made it possible to obtain and spread information in new ways, and a 21st century offshore banking revolution, which has made it possible to steal money in new ways"
“Precisely because we now live in a global information network, the death of a single journalist could usually frighten the rest.” Excellent read by .
Why are corrupt politicians so eager to demean, imprison, even kill journalists? Because journalists can find out where stolen funds have gone, and have power to inform the people of the crooked "public servants" and enforcers by
on why journalists are at risk: "In China, Russia and now Saudi Arabia, authoritarian regimes stay in power by staging fake campaigns against 'corruption,' even as their members continue to hide huge caches of money and to spend it abroad."
This is why, writes, so many journalists are at risk today.
From : This is why so many journalists are at risk today
Oppression against the press anywhere is a threat to freedom everywhere, especially, says ⁦⁩, as today’s tech-scaled investigative journalism confronts today's tech-enabled global kleptocracy. ⁦⁩ #JamalKhashoggi
"Precisely because we now live in a global information network, the death of a single journalist could usefully frighten the rest — not only in one country but around the world." Very interesting read on journalism & the tech revolution by
“Precisely because we now live in a global information network, the death of a single journalist could usefully frighten the rest — not only in one country but around the world” via #JamalKhashoggi #DaphneCaruanaGalizia #ViktoriaMarinova
"In China, Russia and now Saudi Arabia, authoritarian regimes stay in power by staging fake campaigns against “corruption,” even as their members continue to hide huge caches of money and to spend it abroad."