Get Kony goes viral: questions raised about charity’s social media blitz

Sydney Morning Herald

It’s the social media campaign against a murderous rebel leader that’s caught the attention of celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Kim Kardashian, and their hordes of young fans.

But while millions around the world showed their support for the #kony2012 campaign, calling for the arrest of Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony, others have expressed concern about the motives of campaign group Invisible Children and the legitimacy of what it is telling the world.

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