June 7, 2018 •
Comment, Media and Politics, Specialist Journalism •
by Julie Posetti
Journalists are on the frontline of the ‘f*ke news’ wars. As truth becomes a casualty of disinformation campaigns, journalists must defend freedom of expression and the public’s right to know. A new UNESCO publication wants to show...
October 13, 2016 •
Digital News, Media and Politics, Recent •
by George Brock
The story of the ‘right to be forgotten’ is the story of well-established principles – free speech and privacy – coming up against new circumstances. The question is whether new technology requires us to alter the operation or the...
April 20, 2016 •
There has been a ‘deep and disturbing’ decline in respect for media freedom on every continent over the last three years, according to the latest edition of the World Press Freedom Index, published today by Reporters Without Borders....
January 19, 2016 •
Media and Politics, Short stories •
by Caroline Lees
Facebook has launched a Europe-wide campaign to end hate speech and extremist posts on social media. The move came after German politicians complained about a rise in extremist and xenophobic comments on Facebook and other online...
January 28, 2014 •
Ethics and Quality, Research •
by Karen Grass
Many American journalists are confused about copyright law in the United States, leading to the publication of weak or substandard content, according to a new study. A team of researchers led by Patricia Aufderheide, a professor of...
October 23, 2010 •
Ethics and Quality, Public Relations •
by Kate Nacy
We’ve long hailed the Internet as the great liberator, the free-sharing facilitator. But with the business of burying information booming, how accurate can this be? In a recent NPR story, Peter O’Dowd discusses digital...