Mexico City

EFE expands mission to tackle fake news in Latin America

Spanish public news agency, EFE, has signed a partnership with Mexican national broadcaster, SPR, to tackle misinformation collaboratively.

The Kremlin, Moscow

Public media goes silent from Russia

A host of public media organisations have decided to stop broadcasting out of Russia due to safety concerns.

Fake news misinformation

Greece: Spread of ‘fake news’ legislation continues

While the South Korean government has quashed its plans to introduce a ‘fake news’ law, Greece is looking to impose such regulations.

South Korea National Assembly

Update: South Korean lawmakers back down on controversial ‘fake news’ bill

The Public Media Alliance welcomes decision to back down on a proposed bill that could have significant repercussions for press freedom in South Korea.

Singapore

Singapore: Foreign interference law poses threat to media plurality

Fears that new law could be used to stop both independent domestic and foreign media from reporting critically on authority.

South Korea National Assembly

South Korea: Proposed vote on ‘fake news’ bill postponed

The final vote on a proposed bill that many fear could undermine press freedom in South Korea has been postponed yet again.

South Korea National Assembly

South Korea to vote on concerning “fake news” law

South Korea may soon join the growing ranks of countries whose governments are introducing so-called “fake news” laws.

BBC

Insight | Let’s unleash the BBC’s potential to combat fake news and help Global Britain

BBC Director Tony Hall writes about the importance of the BBC in combatting misinformation and ensuring fair and free news worldwide.

Jamie Angus

Insight | Jamie Angus on why trusted news should have access to chat apps

BBC World Service Director, Jamie Angus, explains why trusted news services should have access to chat apps such as WhatsApp to combat disinformation during crises and emergencies.

public media

Governments must not use coronavirus as an excuse to curtail media freedom

The Public Media Alliance urges governments to not use the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to curtail media freedom and the ability of journalists to hold power to account.