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By LJ DemissieDecember 01, 2020
“Fake news isn’t just news you don’t like. Fake news is designed to spread confusion and obscure the truth with lies, hoaxes and conspiracies, and there is a lot of it around…” in keeping with the BBC.
Creator’s Observe: This text’s aim is to encourage Reuters, the digital group Entry Now, NMG and The East African’s editorial boards to contemplate taking duty, together with, making the mandatory corrections for the faux information they unfold and to apologize for publishing faux information and disinforming their readers, together with their shareholders.
Moreover, this piece’s goal can be to deliver to the eye of my readers the dishonesty of Reuters, together with its correspondent in Ethiopia, Giulia Paravicini, and Dawit Endeshaw, Reuters’ Journalist based mostly in Ethiopia, Andrew McLaughlin, President of Entry Now and Aggrey Mutambo, “Nation Media Group’ [a.k.a. Nation] author and The East African information web site.
Reuters’ Handbook of Journalism said “Accuracy and fairness are the hallmarks of Thomson Reuters journalism. Neither accuracy or nor fairness must ever be sacrificed for speed. If we lose our reputation for accuracy and fairness we lose everything. We reinforce to readers our commitment to accuracy and fairness by being totally honest about rectifying errors – promptly and openly…”
Reuters, which is owned by Thomson Reuters, has been one in all my reliable sources of data, together with information. Nevertheless, I’ve now began questioning the accuracy, stability and equity of a few of its information tales.
For instance, its article titled Ethiopia’s PM seeks to regain management over restive Tigray area –which was written by Journalists Giulia Paravicini and Dawit Endeshaw – comprises information that isn’t true (faux information), incomplete quotation, inaccurate info and biased information, amongst different issues.
As an illustration, Reuters paraphrased: “His [PM Abiy Ahmed] government cut phone and internet communications to the region, according to the digital rights group Access Now, making it impossible to verify official accounts. Government officials accused the TPLF of shutting down communications.”
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