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2 November 2015

Stories from 2 November 2015

Social Media Users Factcheck Mainstream News Coverage of Russian Plane Crash in Egypt

When a Russian couple found their Instagram photo splashed over the evening television news as "Sinai plane crash victims," they went on a social media quest to debunk the error.

Mozambicans Start a Petition Against the High Cost of Internet

Prices for internet access have jumped after Mozambique´s National Communication Institute (INCM) cut subsidies to local internet providers by 75%, undermining government's supposed pro-internet position.

Another Pretend Election Yields Predictable Results in Azerbaijan

Sunday's election in Azerbaijan was not really an election and the new parliament is not really a parliament, but the ruling family cares little for such niceties.

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