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Game of Thrones may reinforce existing racial, cultural, geographical stereotypes, states a study
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Game of Thrones may reinforce existing racial, cultural, geographical stereotypes, states a study

In his study, Mat Hardy, Senior Lecturer at Deakin University in Canada, cited examples from the storyline of Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, the heir to the Iron Throne — a white Westerner who navigates the perils of the Eastern lands to claim her birthright.

Rights groups claim that Facebook is engaging in racially biased censorship
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Rights groups claim that Facebook is engaging in racially biased censorship

Nearly 80 rights groups on Wednesday accused Facebook of "racially biased censorship" and failing to be more transparent about its removal policies and cooperation with law enforcement, adding to criticism the company has faced in recent months over its management of content on its network of 1.8 billion users.

Facebook offers 'political bias' training to employees
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Facebook offers 'political bias' training to employees

Facebook has started offering "Political Bias" training to its employees to address the concerns that were raised during the trending topics controversy where the social media giant was accused to systematic bias towards conservatives.

Donald Trump defies protests to host 'Saturday Night Live'
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Donald Trump defies protests to host 'Saturday Night Live'

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump hosted the sketch-comedy show "Saturday Night Live," defying protesters to make the highly anticipated but controversial primetime television appearance.

Charleston Church massacre: Amazon, Google join retailers in banning Confederate flag in US
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Charleston Church massacre: Amazon, Google join retailers in banning Confederate flag in US

Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Sears Holdings Corp on Monday banned sales of products bearing the image of the Confederate battle flag.

Baltimore police enforce third night of curfew after Freddie Gray's death
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Baltimore police enforce third night of curfew after Freddie Gray's death

Baltimore police enforced a curfew for a third night Thursday, as new reports emerged over how the black man at the center of the latest US racial unrest sustained fatal injuries while in police custody.