Candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election pushed their messages for the last time Wednesday as campaigning for weekend polls wrapped up amid deadly violence.
A prominent South Sudanese journalist said Monday he had been released after almost six weeks in detention without charge, in a case which prompted alarm from rights groups over press freedom.
Lebanese group Hezbollah on Sunday said one of two drones that came down over its Beirut stronghold was rigged with explosives and caused damage to its media centre.
A prominent Lebanese daily Thursday appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis.
Singapore's parliament Wednesday passed laws to combat ‘fake news’ that will allow authorities to order the removal of content despite fierce criticism from tech giants, the media and rights groups.
Australia pledged Saturday to introduce new laws that could see social media executives jailed and tech giants fined billions for failing to remove extremist material from their platforms.
More than 20 students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) are interning for 10-weeks at international communication firms and news outlets in Washington DC, New York City, London, Berlin, Stockholm, and Doha.
The State of Qatar affirmed its keenness to support and develop the freedom of media, based on the political and social awareness of its people and its recognition of the right of its citizens to know the full truth.
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.