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Reports of RP non-renewal for those above 45 untrue: MoI

Reports of RP non-renewal for those above 45 untrue: MoI

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has clarified that rumours regarding the non-renewal of residency permits (RPs) for those above the age of 45 years are not correct.

UK regulator revokes Chinese TV licence, Beijing complains about BBC 'fake news'

UK regulator revokes Chinese TV licence, Beijing complains about BBC 'fake news'

Britain's media regulator on Thursday revoked a Chinese TV licence after it concluded that the Chinese Communist Party had ultimate editorial responsibility for the channel while Beijing lodged an official ...

Expert discusses digital authoritarianism in the Middle East

Expert discusses digital authoritarianism in the Middle East

Advancements in artificial intelligence and digital technologies are providing opportunities for state and non-state actors to create more disinformation and fake news, according to research by Marc Owen Jones

Media experts discuss industry trends at NU-Q forum

Media experts discuss industry trends at NU-Q forum

The implications of new media and technologies, including the impact of 5G on day-to-day communication and the challenges of combating disinformation and fake news

QCRI develops news platform to fight fake news

QCRI develops news platform to fight fake news

Qatar Computing Research Institute ( QCRI), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University, has developed a news aggregator platform, Tanbih, 'to uncover fake news at its very origin'.

Experts highlight impacts of disinformation, explore ways to counter it

Experts highlight impacts of disinformation, explore ways to counter it

Disinformation or fake news can have far reaching consequences, disrupting domestic and social lives, noted HE Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed al-Thani, director

UAE fake news about HIA draws global condemnation

UAE fake news about HIA draws global condemnation

A fake news published about Hamad Interational Airport (HIA) by a portal in the United Arab Emirates has drawn global condemnation and, following the outcry on social media, the fake news was later deleted from the Twitter accounts of the said company.

EU on fake news alert as continent prepares to vote

EU on fake news alert as continent prepares to vote

Will Russian trolls, American social media giants and opportunistic fake news merchants combine to poison Europe's political landscape ahead of May's continent-wide election?

Facebook promises crackdown on fake news in Australia

Facebook promises crackdown on fake news in Australia

Social media giant Facebook Inc said on Friday it would strengthen measures to fight fake news in Australia and briefly block foreigners from buying political advertisements ...

Google, Facebook, Twitter fail to live up to fake news pledge

Google, Facebook, Twitter fail to live up to fake news pledge

Google, Facebook and Twitter have fallen short of their pledges to combat fake news, three months before key European elections, the European Commission said on Thursday.

Indonesian housewives arrested over election video

Indonesian housewives arrested over election video

Three Indonesian housewives have been arrested over an online video that claimed President Joko Widodo would ban prayer and make gay marriage legal in the Muslim majority country if re-elected, police said Monday.

European Union urges internet firms to intensify fake news fight

European Union urges internet firms to intensify fake news fight

The European Union on Tuesday urged US internet giants and advertising firms to intensify the fight against disinformation campaigns before EU elections in May, or risk regulation.