At workshop, journalists tackle regulation, unethical practices
Freedom of the press is under attack around the world, and everywhere journalistic ethics are being scrutinised as never before.
Croatia president blames poll defeat on sexism, 'fake news'
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Saturday blamed sexism and "fake news" for her defeat in elections last week, as well as a rival who split the right-wing electorate she was counting on.
China says Arsenal's Ozil 'deceived by fake news'
China accused Mesut Ozil Monday of being "deceived by fake news" and said he should visit Xinjiang to see for himself after the Arsenal footballer decried the treatment of the region's Uighur minority.
Hate speech, fake news threaten Nigeria’s unity, but death penalty too extreme –– Momoh
Widespread condemnations have continued to trail the National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speech Bill, and the Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation and Other Related Offences Bill
No hidden agenda behind the proposed social media regulation - FG
The minister of Information Lai Mohammed has said there is "no hidden agenda" behind the Nigerian government's plan to regulate fake news and hate speech on social media. "But our concern has to do with the abuse of social media by those who are bent on spreading #fakenews and #hatespeech, and the dangers inherent in…
‘Fake news mongers distracting military from security target’
Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) believes that certain individuals and groups are jeopardising the efforts of the military towards securing lives and property of Nigerians.
Internet shutdown fuels Kashmir fake news battle
A communications blackout in India's powderkeg Kashmir region is fuelling a fake news war with Pakistan, as both sides unleash a deluge of disinformation to fill the vacuum and shape opinion.
Fake News: Global threat to the media
Truth in journalism - piecing together the facts, vetting sources and connecting the details, is “hard” but it is more important now than ever because the effect of fake news is "harder". Fake news presents a growing threat for societies across the world. Only a small amount of false news is needed to disrupt a…