GBC: Maintaining balance ahead of a crucial Ghana election

As Ghana prepares to vote in December elections amid an economic crisis, the head of the GBC explains the vital role the public broadcaster has played in the country's democracy.

Paul Thompson speaking to journalists.

RNZ chief executive apologises after pro-Russian sentiment added to stories

A Ukrainian man who complained about an RNZ story last year having Russian propaganda says his concerns are only now being noticed.

Nigeria Election: Threats, sanctions, and disinformation

In the run up to the 2023 presidential election, journalists in Nigeria had already started to highlight safety concerns to the CPJ.

Priority to provide public service on TikTok

Providing trusted news and information on TikTok has become a bigger priority for some public media organisations to help combat growing disinformation on the platform.

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!