EBC

Censorship, harassment, and misinformation characterise Brazil’s 2022 election

Censorship and harassment at EBC, and spreading misinformation are key concerns in the lead up to October's presidential election.

PMA's CEO, Kristian Porter, giving a keynote address

Kristian Porter: Speech on media literacy, mis- and disinformation

PMA's CEO called for a multi-stakeholder, collaborative effort to combat mis- and disinformation during his speech at CBU's AGA. 

Caribbean disinformation workshop sees successful conclusion

Our two-day virtual disinformation and media literacy workshop for Caribbean media workers has successfully concluded.

RFI Afrique uses messaging application WhatsApp to interact with audiences across Africa. Credit: RFI.

RFI Afrique: Using WhatsApp to disseminate news across the continent

RFI Afrique’s innovative use of WhatsApp has been found to reach audiences across the continent, push back against disinformation, and combat accessibility challenges in Africa.

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.

UNESCO IPDC

HAITI PROJECT BEGINS: Capacity building of journalist reporting in crisis situations

Our journalist safety and disinformation project for Haitian media professionals begins tomorrow with a virtual workshop for 31 participants! 

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.