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Gaza vs Israel: You’re either with us or against us

 Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of Josh Broomberg, a high school student who has taken the internet by storm.

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Sharing gruesome images is not activism. It's reprehensible.

Almost 2000 people have been killed in Gaza. Some of those killed have been children in a UN school or playing on a beach. Any indiscriminate killing of civilians is horrific. Do we really need to see images of child corpses to realise this?
 
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The “reality of war” or desensitisation of the public?

 Mainstream media have tended to tread carefully where pictures of war are concerned. There was almost a science to it- the ability to portray the terrible and horrific impact of war on families and society without showing actual dead bodies.

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Gaza's Cyber Conflict

Tweets and Facebook posts about the current assault on Gaza are not going to stop deaths or missiles. However, they might still be useful.
 
Slacktivism accomplishes nothing. But, there is a difference between blithely liking a cause and regularly bringing awareness to an issue, as well as using digital tools to show solidarity.
 
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