All News on 'The Twitter Times: smyles' http://tweetedtimes.com/smyles The Twitter Times is a real-time personalized newspaper generated from your Twitter account en-us Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:23:39 +0000 Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:23:39 +0000 <![CDATA[USAJOBS - Job Announcement]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:03:31 +0000 usajobs.gov
This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES), an elite group of senior government leaders charged with providing strategic leadership and upholding a commitment to public service that transcends loyalty to a specific agency mission or individual profession. As an SES member you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the federal government and lead the next generation of public servants.
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@timoreilly on Twitter
@timoreilly: This Chief Information Security Officer role can impact the entire healthcare industry. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) often serves as a model that others emulate. If you want a job in security with deep, meaningful impact, please consider applying. twitter.com/sartin_shannon…
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@dpatil on Twitter
@dpatil: This Chief Information Security Officer role can impact the entire healthcare industry. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) often serves as a model that others emulate. If you want a job in security with deep, meaningful impact, please consider applying. twitter.com/sartin_shannon…
@amac on Twitter
@amac: This Chief Information Security Officer role can impact the entire healthcare industry. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) often serves as a model that others emulate. If you want a job in security with deep, meaningful impact, please consider applying. twitter.com/sartin_shannon…
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<![CDATA[Celebrities, athletes, others accused of lying to the public]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:03:31 +0000 apnews.com
CHICAGO (AP) — Actor Jussie Smollett is accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in Chicago in January in a celebrity scandal that has captured attention online and in the media....
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@AP_Images on Twitter
@AP_Images: Brian Williams, Manti Te'o and now Jussie Smollett: Here's a look at public figures accused of bending the truth. apne.ws/hGIue4M
@AP on Twitter
@AP: Brian Williams, Manti Te'o and now Jussie Smollett: Here's a look at public figures accused of bending the truth. apne.ws/hGIue4M
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<![CDATA[How Amy Berman Jackson Got Roger Stone to Step in It and Then Step in It Again | emptywheel]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:03:31 +0000 emptywheel.net - emptywheel
As you no doubt have heard, Amy Berman Jackson imposed a gag on Roger Stone yesterday in response to his posting a picture of her with a cross-hairs on it. But I’d like to look at how she did so, not just because of the way she crafted it to withstand what may be a legal challenge from Stone’s lawyers, but for how she got Stone on the hook for lies that may get him jailed anyway. At the beginning of the hearing, she puts Bruce Rogow, Stone’s attorney, on the record about several issues. She get.  show all text
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@GreatDismal on Twitter
@GreatDismal: How Amy Berman Jackson Got Roger Stone to Step in It and Then Step in It Again emptywheel.net/2019/02/22/how…
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@b6n on Twitter
@b6n: How Amy Berman Jackson Got Roger Stone to Step in It and Then Step in It Again emptywheel.net/2019/02/22/how…
@shellen on Twitter
@shellen: This @emptywheel on Roger Stone in ABJ’s legal crosshairs is PURE GOLD. Don’t @ me go READ IT. emptywheel.net/2019/02/22/how… pic.twitter.com/85VUeHYIIH
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<![CDATA[Trump to let AG decide what to release from Mueller report]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:03:31 +0000 apnews.com
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will let his new attorney general decide whether to release the findings of the special counsel's Russia investigation to the...
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@AP on Twitter
@AP: Trump says he will let new Attorney General William Barr decide what to release from Robert Mueller's report apne.ws/qjsMmTA
@AP_Politics on Twitter
@AP_Politics: Trump says he will let new Attorney General William Barr decide what to release from Robert Mueller's report apne.ws/qjsMmTA
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<![CDATA[Former Facebook Employees Say The Company’s Prioritization Of Privacy Is About Optics]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:03:31 +0000 buzzfeednews.com
Last May, Facebook promised to create a “Clear History” function it said would give users more control over their data. Nine months later it's nowhere to be found and sources say it's a key example of the company's “reactionary” way of dealing with privacy concerns.
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@zimbalist on Twitter
@zimbalist: The world’s pre-eminent “digital gangster” company and its nefarious execs continue to obfuscate, delay and treat user #privacy as a PR problem. Shameful. buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanma…
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@waltmossberg on Twitter
@waltmossberg: Facebook Is Really Just A Big Adtech Company That Thinks Privacy Is Just A PR Issue And We Should All Know That By Now buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanma… via @RMac18
@newsycombinator on Twitter
@newsycombinator: Mark Zuckerberg Promised a Clear History Tool Almost a Year Ago. Where Is It? buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanma…
@alex on Twitter
@alex: The curious case of Facebook's "Clear History" option that Mark Zuckerberg announced at F8 and has yet to be created. buzzfeednews.com/ryanmac/facebo…
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<![CDATA[Frequent Fox News guest tells Laura Ingraham "we are in a civil war;" suggests everyone buy guns to prepare for "total war"]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:03:31 +0000 mediamatters.org
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@yelvington on Twitter
@yelvington: This happened the day AFTER news broke of the arrest of an alleged white nationalist domestic terrorist, who prosecutors say feverishly searched online for news of an imminent “civil war,” stockpiled weapons, and drew up a target list of Democratic politicians and media figures. twitter.com/mmfa/status/10…
@Anthony on Twitter
@Anthony: He was also announced (and unannounced) as joining Trump's legal team. nytimes.com/2018/03/25/us/… twitter.com/mmfa/status/10…
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@pt on Twitter
@pt: Say what you will about tribalism on both sides, but “we hate you and we want you to have good education and healthcare” seems like it’s coming from a better emotional place than “we hate you and are preparing for when we have to kill you all.” twitter.com/mmfa/status/10…
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<![CDATA[It Started With a Jolt: How New York Became a Tech Town]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:03:31 +0000 nytimes.com - By STEVE LOHR
Amazon may not call it home. But the city, by design and because of its allure, is increasingly a magnet for coders and companies.
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@nytimes on Twitter
@nytimes: Tech's ascent in New York City goes back almost 20 years. Amazon's decision to abandon its new campus won't change that. nyti.ms/2E17H30
@stevenbjohnson on Twitter
@stevenbjohnson: Loved reading this @nytimes story on the history of NYC's emergence as a major tech hub. Honored to see FEED -- which @stefaniesyman and I first started dreaming up almost 25 years ago!! -- mentioned as an early influence. nytimes.com/2019/02/22/tec…
@karaswisher on Twitter
@karaswisher: Tech town! Nice one ⁦@SteveLohr⁩: It Started With a Jolt: How New York Became a Tech Town nyti.ms/2GBsvC5?smid=n…
@Richard_Florida on Twitter
@Richard_Florida: As @SteveLohr notes, NYC has 2x the number of tech jobs in non-tech industries as in tech industries. This was a great nugget unearthed by @hraadvisors using @EmsiData in their NYC tech ecosystem report: hraadvisors.com/portfolio/nyc-…. twitter.com/bencasselman/s…
@Richard_Florida on Twitter
@Richard_Florida: From Nerdistan to Tech City ... nytimes.com/2019/02/22/tec…
@newsycombinator on Twitter
@newsycombinator: New York Became a Tech Town nytimes.com/2019/02/22/tec…
@lizthegrey on Twitter
@lizthegrey: "There are twice as many technology jobs in non-tech industries in New York as there are in technology companies" -- and this is why tech worker organizing in NYC takes a slightly different shape than in the Bay Area. Tech workers are in many industries. nytimes.com/2019/02/22/tec…
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<![CDATA[US Coast Guard lieutenant accused of being a domestic terrorist appears in court for first time - ABC News]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:03:31 +0000 abcnews.go.com
A man caught researching acts of domestic terrorism and amassing more than a dozen firearms will spend at least two weeks in federal custody.
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@GreatDismal on Twitter
@GreatDismal: Trump applauded Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte for criminal violence against a journalist. He literally clapped. twitter.com/abc/status/109…
@Anthony on Twitter
@Anthony: Hi ABC News here's your own reporting of Trump encouraging violence at his rallies: abcnews.go.com/Politics/back-… twitter.com/ABC/status/109…
@Anthony on Twitter
@Anthony: The President hasn't at any point called journalists the enemy of the people. twitter.com/ABC/status/109…
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@digiphile on Twitter
@digiphile: This is simply not true, @PressSec. Encourages harassment at rallies. Gave Gianforte an atta-boy after he assaulted a reporter. Went soft on the Saudis after the suspected murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. And this would-be terrorist was echoing Trump’s own rhetoric. Come on. twitter.com/abc/status/109…
@digiphile on Twitter
@digiphile: Trump applauded Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte for criminal violence against a journalist. He literally clapped. twitter.com/abc/status/109…
@delong on Twitter
@delong: This is not true, but @abc tweeted it anyway. Notably, there was that time the president referred to a congressman as "my guy," specifically because he had bodyslammed a reporter. mediamatters.org/blog/2018/10/1… twitter.com/ABC/status/109…
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<![CDATA[@ABC: 'After arrest of Coast Guard lieutenant, who allegedly amassed weapons and compiled list of Democratic lawmakers and journalists, Sarah Sanders says Pres. Trump hasn't "at any point" done anything "but condemn violence, against journalists or anyone else." https://t.co/vD1SnbtLMf ']]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:03:31 +0000 twitter.com - ABC News
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@GreatDismal on Twitter
@GreatDismal: Trump applauded Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte for criminal violence against a journalist. He literally clapped. twitter.com/abc/status/109…
@Anthony on Twitter
@Anthony: Hi ABC News here's your own reporting of Trump encouraging violence at his rallies: abcnews.go.com/Politics/back-… twitter.com/ABC/status/109…
@Anthony on Twitter
@Anthony: The President hasn't at any point called journalists the enemy of the people. twitter.com/ABC/status/109…
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@digiphile on Twitter
@digiphile: This is simply not true, @PressSec. Encourages harassment at rallies. Gave Gianforte an atta-boy after he assaulted a reporter. Went soft on the Saudis after the suspected murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. And this would-be terrorist was echoing Trump’s own rhetoric. Come on. twitter.com/abc/status/109…
@digiphile on Twitter
@digiphile: Trump applauded Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte for criminal violence against a journalist. He literally clapped. twitter.com/abc/status/109…
@delong on Twitter
@delong: This is not true, but @abc tweeted it anyway. Notably, there was that time the president referred to a congressman as "my guy," specifically because he had bodyslammed a reporter. mediamatters.org/blog/2018/10/1… twitter.com/ABC/status/109…
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<![CDATA[Esclusivo - La trattativa segreta per finanziare con soldi russi la Lega di Matteo Salvini - l'Espresso]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:03:31 +0000 espresso.repubblica.it
Tre milioni di tonnellate di gasolio da vendere a un'azienda italiana: così il piano della Russia per sostenere i sovranisti alle prossime Europee si maschera da scambio commerciale. Il negoziato, condotto da un fedelissimo del vicepremier italiano, su L'Espresso in edicola domenica 24 febbraio )
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@harrisj on Twitter
@harrisj: Putin's Playbook? 1. Secret Moscow Tower deal with Trump, 2016 USA (@JasonLeopold @a_cormier_) 2. Russia’s secret gold deal with Arron Banks, Brexit vote (@lukeharding1968) 3. Russian bank's loan to Marine Le Pen’s party, French presidential race (@PaulSonne) Now this�� twitter.com/David_K_Clark/…
@Anthony on Twitter
@Anthony: Huge story breaking in Italy. Putin agreed to a request from Lega Nord leader Matteo Salvini to covertly finance his Euro election campaign. The plan was to conceal the payment behind an apparently normal business deal. Sound familiar? espresso.repubblica.it/inchieste/2019… via @espressonline
@umairh on Twitter
@umairh: Huge story breaking in Italy. Putin agreed to a request from Lega Nord leader Matteo Salvini to covertly finance his Euro election campaign. The plan was to conceal the payment behind an apparently normal business deal. Sound familiar? espresso.repubblica.it/inchieste/2019… via @espressonline
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@stellacreasy on Twitter
@stellacreasy: Huge story breaking in Italy. Putin agreed to a request from Lega Nord leader Matteo Salvini to covertly finance his Euro election campaign. The plan was to conceal the payment behind an apparently normal business deal. Sound familiar? espresso.repubblica.it/inchieste/2019… via @espressonline
@digiphile on Twitter
@digiphile: Putin's Playbook? 1. Secret Moscow Tower deal with Trump, 2016 USA (@JasonLeopold @a_cormier_) 2. Russia’s secret gold deal with Arron Banks, Brexit vote (@lukeharding1968) 3. Russian bank's loan to Marine Le Pen’s party, French presidential race (@PaulSonne) Now this�� twitter.com/David_K_Clark/…
@carolecadwalla on Twitter
@carolecadwalla: Oh!! This is BIG. Not least because earlier this month Wired & LaStampa reported on secret meetings between Lega Nord's coalition partner, Italy's Five Star movement & @nigel_farage & @lizbilney of LeaveEU on how to run a web-based "democracy movement" twitter.com/David_K_Clark/…
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<![CDATA[You Give Apps Sensitive Personal Information. Then They Tell Facebook. - WSJ]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:03:31 +0000 wsj.com
Millions of smartphone users confess their most intimate secrets to apps, including personal health information. Unbeknown to most people, in many cases that data is being shared with someone else: Facebook.
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@yelvington on Twitter
@yelvington: New Facebook report from the WSJ: FB takes potentially sensitive info from apps about how people behave or data they enter - Often without prominent/specific disclosure - FB is sent your body weight, blood pressure, menstrual cycles, pregnancy status wsj.com/articles/you-g… pic.twitter.com/dNGrpfhfvm
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@jstogdill on Twitter
@jstogdill: The problem of surveillance capitalism. twitter.com/samschech/stat…
@matthewstoller on Twitter
@matthewstoller: Bank robber gonna rob banks. Where are the cops?!? twitter.com/samschech/stat…
@antoniogm on Twitter
@antoniogm: Episode #457 in 'AGM Re-Interprets Tech Journalism' (soon to be available on @SubstackInc!) Today's big news is a WSJ report that FB apparently knows when you're menstruating. Yes, really. wsj.com/articles/you-g…
@pierre on Twitter
@pierre: If you’re not logged in to Facebook within an app, Facebook (or Google) shouldn’t get access to your data. Period. wsj.com/articles/you-g…
@dangillmor on Twitter
@dangillmor: Hey @WSJ this is a good question. Why aren't you telling us who these rogue app makers are? Journalistic responsibility says you absolutely should. twitter.com/rdmurphy/statu…
@dangillmor on Twitter
@dangillmor: Suggest reserving the bulk of your justified ire for the app companies that are selling/trading this intensely personal data without your knowledge and/or permission. I hope they're sued into the ground. Also hope Congress eventually decides that privacy matters. twitter.com/TimOBrien/stat…
@dangillmor on Twitter
@dangillmor: 2/2: Millions of smartphone users share personal data with apps, including exercise habits, the price of a house they checked out, blood pressure, menstrual cycles or pregnancy status. Unbeknownst to many of them, that data is being shared with Facebook wsj.com/articles/you-g…
@thomaspower on Twitter
@thomaspower: “This is a big mess.” Numerous popular apps send sensitive information about their users directly to Facebook, @WSJ testing reveals. wsj.com/articles/you-g… via @WSJ
@WSJ on Twitter
@WSJ: Millions of smartphone users confess intimate secrets to apps. In many cases, that information is shared with Facebook, WSJ testing reveals. on.wsj.com/2SQYc0B
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<![CDATA[World's food supply under 'severe threat' from loss of biodiversity | Global development | The Guardian]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:47:55 +0000 theguardian.com
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@GreatDismal on Twitter
@GreatDismal: Ireland’s president @PresidentIRL: “The library of life that has evolved over billions of years is being destroyed, poisoned, polluted, invaded, fragmented, plundered, drained and burned, If we were coal miners we’d be up to our waists in dead canaries." theguardian.com/global-develop…
@GreatDismal on Twitter
@GreatDismal: Brexit is a sideshow. This is the story. theguardian.com/global-develop…
@umairh on Twitter
@umairh: theguardian.com/global-develop…
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@aral on Twitter
@aral: Ireland’s president @PresidentIRL: “The library of life that has evolved over billions of years is being destroyed, poisoned, polluted, invaded, fragmented, plundered, drained and burned, If we were coal miners we’d be up to our waists in dead canaries." theguardian.com/global-develop…
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<![CDATA[China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:47:55 +0000 nytimes.com - By SUI-LEE WEE
The Chinese authorities turned to a Massachusetts company and a prominent Yale researcher as they built an enormous system of surveillance and control.
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@Anthony on Twitter
@Anthony: Chinese authorities are collecting DNA to track down and jail Uighur Muslims — and they got unlikely corporate and academic help from the United States to do it nytimes.com/2019/02/21/bus…
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@phylogenomics on Twitter
@phylogenomics: Reading: China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise nyti.ms/2NiHL75
@lewisshepherd on Twitter
@lewisshepherd: “...an invitation in 2010 for an expenses-paid trip to visit Beijing...Dr. Kidd is a major figure in the genetics field. The Yale professor has helped to make DNA evidence more acceptable in US courts. His Chinese hosts ... were scientists from the Ministry of Public Security“ twitter.com/woodruffbets/s…
@nytimesworld on Twitter
@nytimesworld: China collected millions of its citizens’ DNA in a campaign of surveillance and oppression that relied partly on a U.S. company and researcher nyti.ms/2SVBgNR
@rmack on Twitter
@rmack: I guess this serves as a reminder that Orwell's 1984 is just as potent (in modern China) as is Huxley's Brave New World (in the USofA)... @rmack @zeynep @superwuster @sivavaid China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise nyti.ms/2NiHL75
@nytimesworld on Twitter
@nytimesworld: China collected millions of its citizens’ DNA in a campaign of surveillance and oppression that relied partly on a U.S. company and researcher nyti.ms/2E0U0RD
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<![CDATA[Why won't Remainers talk about family? - UnHerd]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:47:55 +0000 unherd.com
A South London GP friend told me a disturbing story last week. I paraphrase, but this is roughly it. A woman in her fifties called up the surgery. Her elderly and confused father had soiled himself and she wanted to know if the surgery could send someone round to clean him up. “Did you have […]
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@Chanders on Twitter
@Chanders: I'm here for the ratio. twitter.com/giles_fraser/s…
@belledejour_uk on Twitter
@belledejour_uk: Jesus was a refugee mate twitter.com/giles_fraser/s…
@tommorris on Twitter
@tommorris: Damn right. Fuck it, let's just go hog-wild and bring back fuedalism, tie people to the land. That's the only way we'll find true meaning. twitter.com/giles_fraser/s…
@nevali on Twitter
@nevali: u wot m8 twitter.com/giles_fraser/s…
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@flashboy on Twitter
@flashboy: Hi there ����. Historian of old age here to offer yet another perspective on why this is a bad take. twitter.com/giles_fraser/s…
@DawnHFoster on Twitter
@DawnHFoster: Well-worth reading for a glimpse inside the mindset of apocalyptic, No Deal, communitarianism twitter.com/giles_fraser/s…
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<![CDATA[@bbcquestiontime: '‘You have a duty to dance to the tune that was given to you in 2016, get on with it’ This audience member says that politicians are failing to carry out the result of the EU referendum in 2016. #bbcqt ']]> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:19:13 +0000 twitter.com - BBC Question Time
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@umairh on Twitter
@umairh: This audience member is former UKIP parliamentary candidate Stephen Ingram. You are presenting him, wholly inaccurately, as an ordinary member of the public. And you wonder why trust in BBC news values is rock bottom? twitter.com/bbcquestiontim…
@cstross on Twitter
@cstross: This audience member is former UKIP parliamentary candidate Stephen Ingram. You are presenting him, wholly inaccurately, as an ordinary member of the public. And you wonder why trust in BBC news values is rock bottom? twitter.com/bbcquestiontim…
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@doctorow on Twitter
@doctorow: This audience member is former UKIP parliamentary candidate Stephen Ingram. You are presenting him, wholly inaccurately, as an ordinary member of the public. And you wonder why trust in BBC news values is rock bottom? twitter.com/bbcquestiontim…
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