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​France to tighten online bullying laws after media 'boys' club' scandal
​France to tighten online bullying laws after media 'boys' club' scandal
France said Thursday it is toughening its internet abuse laws after an outcry over young media executives who ran a macho "boys' club" that ...
Our appetite for fake news is a global threat to health
Our appetite for fake news is a global threat to health
The most frustrating part of my job as a public health scientist is the spread of false information — usually online — that overrides...
Social media blocked as protests continue in Zimbabwe
Social media blocked as protests continue in Zimbabwe
In the aftermath of clashes between security forces and protesters that left five people dead in Harare, the Zimbabwean government has partially...
Duterte throttles online site
Duterte throttles online site
It’s June 2017 and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is delivering his State of the Nation address. He was elected on the promise of violent...
Unembargoed: January 4 to 10 2019
Unembargoed: January 4 to 10 2019
The ANC appears to have lost sight of the idea of freedom as something that we continue to strive towards
Predatory Facebook is an illusory friend that uses you
Predatory Facebook is an illusory friend that uses you
Once upon a time, there was a book called The­facebook (it later became just Facebook). It was unlike any other book. It existed on the internet...
Lawsuit adds to Facebook woes on data protection
Lawsuit adds to Facebook woes on data protection
Facebook's woes mounted on Wednesday as it faced a lawsuit alleging privacy violations related to data leaked to a consultancy working on Donald...
Uncaptured: The money problem and the journalists who have 'stopped looking'
Uncaptured: The money problem and the journalists who have 'stopped looking'
Investigative journalists helped pull South Africa back from a precipice by exposing the depth of state capture. But they are now staring into...
Russia used all major social media platforms to aid Trump: report
Russia used all major social media platforms to aid Trump: report
Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election on social media was more widespread than previously thought and included...
Departing Facebook comms chief takes blame for PR firm controversy
Departing Facebook comms chief takes blame for PR firm controversy
The outgoing head of Facebook's communications team on Wednesday took responsibility for the controversial hiring of a conservative consulting firm...
Cyberbullies a threat to new media
Cyberbullies a threat to new media
As corporates — and governments — in this new era seek ownership and/or control of new media, it is essential in the name of democracy...
Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms
Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms
Even as online platforms tightened rules for political ads, digital spending set new records in the 2018 US midterm elections and appears poised...

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