War crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide did not end with WW II. Many are talking about a third world war, but it takes a brief look at the news to understand that war, poverty and misery are already widespread throughout most of the globe and affect the bigger part of humanity.
Mainstream media often refuses to cover many important stories that affect the life of whole populations. Instead they choose to focus on a couple of conflicts that are mediatized and where they are vigorously fighting to present the story in most profitable way.
Social media is already shifting the power away from corporate and government controlled information, and giving it in the hands of ordinary people. Raising awareness about all the important and undercovered issues is already being part of their solution.