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News Austria » Social: Austrian president warns far right not to slander media

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/austrian-president-warns-far-right-not-to-slander-media/article/515124
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Strache, who is deputy chancellor, posted a photo on social media of a star newsreader with the caption, "There's a place where lies become news - it's the ORF", (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation). Under fire over the post, Strache said it was "satire".

News Austria » Social: Anti-Semitic hate speech incidents at all time high in Austria

News channel or source: http://jspacenews.com/anti-semitic-hate-speech-incidents-time-high-austria/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

(JTA) — A watchdog on anti-Semitism in Austria reported an increase in hate speech incidents ... But hate speech cases, including threats and insults on social media, climbed from 375 in 2016 to 402 last year, the report said. In total, the Forum ...

News Austria » Social: Press release - School visit in Austria

News channel or source: http://www.eesc.europa.eu/en/news-media/press-releases/press-release-school-visit-austria
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is the voice of organised civil society in Europe. The EESC issues between 160 and 190 opinions and information reports a year. It also organises several annual initiatives and events with a focus on civil ...

News Austria » Social: Jewish leader attacks Austrian far right as anti-Semitism cases increase

News channel or source: http://news.trust.org/item/20180215151414-0c7c9
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

VIENNA, Feb 15 (Reuters) - The head of Austria's Jewish community accused the far-right ... The reported cases ranged from Internet and social media postings (171) or letters and phone calls (203) to physical attacks (5). Of those, no ideological ...

News Austria » Social: Austria’s Olympic ski team rocked by sex abuse claims ahea dof competing in Pyeongchang

News channel or source: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/sport/winter-olympics/austrias-olympic-ski-team-rocked-by-sex-abuse-claims-ahea-dof-competing-in-pyeongchang/news-story/6f9afa28fe01d4e979ce5dc3a8db6460
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

AUSTRIA’S skiing federation (OSV) president has warned that allegations of sexual abuse by former skiers against a retired coach could hurt the current Olympic team in Pyeongchang. If the allegations are proven, “an apology will clearly be necessary ...

News Austria » Social: Kevin McKenna: Social capitalism with such a casual view of human worth

News channel or source: http://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/columnists/16029348.Kevin_McKenna__Social_capitalism_with_such_a_casual_view_of_human_worth/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

It hints at something approaching social cleansing; of using abortion as a convenient way of removing something deemed not to be quite perfect in a society where instant gratification and the quick and easy fix is an eternal quest. I must declare an ...

News Austria » Social: The least and most dangerous countries to be a newborn

News channel or source: http://www.ktvz.com/health/the-least-and-most-dangerous-countries-to-be-a-newborn/704775901
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

a group of 35 countries founded to improve economic development and social well-being around the world. In that study, the US ranked worst, falling behind Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy ...

News Austria » Social: The perils of live microphones tripping up NBC's Olympics

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/winter-olympics/the-perils-of-live-microphones-tripping-up-nbcs-olympics/ar-BBJqSBU
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

NBC's telecast of that ceremony wasn't televised in the Netherlands but, again, social media quickly made the Dutch aware ... gender roles that really caused him trouble. Hicks brought up Austrian skier Anna Veith's serious knee injury when he and Miller ...

News Austria » Social: Talk Of Paramilitaries, Real Or Imagined, Could Fuel Division

News channel or source: https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/news/2018/02/mil-180221-rferl03.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Azinovic has argued that Bosnian authorities, lacking meaningful economic or social policies, are manufacturing fear ... Inzko said the police in all of his native Austria have only 400 automatic rifles at their disposal. Alex Kliment, the Eurasia Group's ...

News Austria » Social: Olympic Roundup: Boutin threatened on social media after bronze-medal win

News channel or source: https://ca.sports.yahoo.com/news/olympic-roundup-boutin-threatened-social-075655151.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

closed her social media accounts and the RCMP ... Germany's Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt defended their Olympic gold from 2014 with a time of 1:31.697. Austria's Peter Penz and Georg Fischler took silver in 1:31.785, while Germans Toni Eggert and Sascha ...