Viral photo: ‘She is a real human being, not abducted, not Nigerian’

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http://twitter.com/#!/Amivee/status/464067315688955906 The #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign has gotten attention and participation from all over the world. In the process however, an image was taken without permission and spread across the Twitterverse. That the image was used without permission is problem enough, but the girl in the #photo is not one of the abducted girls and she […]


Boko Haram ignores hashtag, trains girls as suicide bombers

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Since Twitchy has already given an update today on the progress of Marie Harf’sJobsForISIS initiative, we might as well check in on her former #State Department colleague, Jen Psaki, whose #UnitedForUkraine sign and thumbs-up photo failed to convince Vladimir Putin to &8220;live by the promise of hashtag&8221;and respect President Obama&8217;s red line. That was two […]


Boko Haram Massacred Thousands: Why We Can’t Favor Certain Tragedies

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For the past week, the global media has focused, and for good reason, on the events in #Paris. The attack on Charlie Hebdo was horrifying and a full-frontal assault on our values of freedom of expression and the press. Seeing the Unity Rally in Paris yesterday was cathartic and provided me, and millions of others, […]


U.S. Deploys Troops To Chad To Aid In Search For Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

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The 80 members of the military will assist in the hunt for more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by #Boko Haram, President Obama said. The force will stay in Chad until its support is no longer necessary, he said. View this image › A group protests the kidnapping of 200-plus schoolgirls in Nigeria outside the Nigerian […]


People Are Turning Michelle Obama’s #BringBackOurGirls Pic Into An Anti-Drone Campaign

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Many ask: What about child victims of U.S. drone strikes? 1. Last week, Michelle Obama joined the campaign to ###bringbackourgirls, for the hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist group Boko Haram in #nigeria. instagram.com 2. The backlash came swiftly, with Twitter users calling out the administration’s policy of using #drones around the world. Zaid […]