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Social media companies are failing local communities on content moderation

Report by ARTICLE 19 identifies disconnect between tech giants’ practices of content moderation and the local communities in which content was produced and distributed.

Nigeria’s proposed government regulation an affront to media rights

Under the veil of protecting the public online, Nigeria’s proposed code for digital platforms seen as an attempt to illegally regulate social media, says Media Rights Agenda.

Journalist left unconscious in attack on Ghanaian radio station

Three men, reported to be supporters of Ghana’s ruling party, interrupt a live programme on Benya FM, brutally assaulting host Eric Blessing Eshun and producer Emmanuel Egyirfah.