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.

EBC

Brazil: Dossier reveals trend of censorship at EBC

A new dossier on censorship at public broadcaster EBC relays the stark outcomes of the dismantling of public media in Brazil.

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.

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.

UNESCO IPDC

Projet : Protéger les journalistes en Haïti et lutter contre la désinformation et la mésinformation pendant une pandémie

Nous sommes heureux d'annoncer notre prochain projet de renforcement des capacités des journalistes en Haïti.

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.

Coronavirus

Public media coverage of coronavirus

Public service media organisations are mandated to provide essential and, at times, life-saving information during crises and emergencies.  But what steps are organisations taking to best cover the coronavirus outbreak?