Tech companies and online platforms have other ways to address the rapid spread of disinformation, including addressing the algorithmic “megaphone” at the heart of the problem and giving users control over their own feeds.
Singapore’s new law grants government ministers the power to decide what is true or false – and to remove content accordingly.
Social media companies are censoring images of war. The Syrian Archive is working to preserve them.
Human rights activist Elżbieta Podlesna was held for several hours on suspicion of offending religious beliefs after she displayed a poster of the Virgin Mary with a rainbow halo.
IFEX members join the Cartoonist Rights Network International in calling for freedom for Musa Kart, recently reimprisoned with 5 colleagues from Turkish dailey Cumhuriyet.
Around 30 journalists and citizen-journalists have been summoned, questioned or arrested in the past few weeks.
All language versions of the Wikipedia website have been banned since April 2017. The Turkish authorities say they imposed the ban after Wikipedia refused to remove an article alleging Turkish government support for terrorist groups in Syria.
In the space of two weeks, two radio stations in Uganda were taken off the air, minutes into their talk shows during which they were hosting Dr. Kizza Besigye, leader of the opposition party Forum for Democratic Change.
Önderoğlu and fellow defendants, Şebnem Korur Fincancı and Ahmet Nesin, face possible jail sentences on charges of “terrorist propaganda”, “condoning crime” and “inciting crime”.
A new law has the potential to pose a severe threat to the anonymity of people in the UK.
Reuters reporter Tarek Amara and TRT reporter Intissar Chelly were detained and deported from Algeria. Both had traveled to cover the ongoing anti-government protests.
Journalists in the Comoros are being censored and intimidated amid a continuing political crisis in the wake of the country’s presidential election on 24 March.
The authorities have unleashed a systematic media demonization campaign against Amr Waked and Khaled Abol Naga for participating in “Egypt Advocacy Day”.