Author: Hamdi Baala

2019 WPI Fellow

Journalist, HuffPost Algeria
Algiers, Algeria
Bio: Journalist based in Algiers, Algeria.

Twitter: @hamdibaala

Alger. Des manifestants attendent la fin de la prière pour entamer ce vendredi de contestation contre le pouvoir. Ces gens marchent depuis quarante semaines. Neuf mois.

Cycle d'infos en Algérie ces derniers jours: Arrestation, libération. Interpellation, mandat de dépôt. Condamnés, relaxés. Prison ferme, avec sursis. Manifestation, répression.

Sinon, j'ai entendu dire que nous sommes en pleine campagne électorale.


Posts by Hamdi Baala:

Hey, where are you going with that post-truth in your hands?

  To the extent that there is such a thing as objective truth, I always thought that the “fake news” trend was just an exaggerated new spin put on an old phenomenon that we used to call rumors or hoaxes, with no real new danger. Long before this WPI fellowship,...
So, what has Trump done right ? 

So, what has Trump done right ? 

Two and a half years into Donald Trump’s term, the U.S. president has often stated that what he calls the “Fake News Media,” e.g. mainstream media outlets, do everything they can to downplay his accomplishments in order to make him look bad. “The Fake News Media...