HOMELAND SECURITY COMPILING DATABASE OF JOURNALISTS AND ‘MEDIA INFLUENCERS’

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As part of its “media monitoring,” the DHS seeks to track more than 290,000 global news sources as well as social media in over 100 languages, including Arabic, Chinese and Russian, for instant translation into English.

By Michelle Fabio Forbes  Popular Resistance  

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen with President Donald TrumpHomeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen with President Donald Trump

In today’s installment of “I’m Not Terrified, You Are,” Bloomberg Law reports on a FedBizOpps.gov posting by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with the relatively benign-sounding subject “Media Monitoring Services.”

The details of the attached Request for Information, however, outline a plan to gather and monitor the public activities of media professionals and influencers and are enough to cause nightmares of constitutional proportions, particularly as the freedom of the press is under attack worldwide.

And “attack” is not hyperbolic.

Every day, journalists face serious consequences including physical violenceimprisonment and death. A few…

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  1. Shows how phoney trump is. It is probably over for most of us. Pretty hard to accept how stupid a lot of people are, that ignore this evil.

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