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New Australian laws could see social media execs jailed over terror images

New Australian laws could see social media execs jailed over terror images

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.

NU-Q students intern at top global media organisations

NU-Q students intern at top global media organisations

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.

Qatar consolidates freedom of media with draft law

Qatar consolidates freedom of media with draft law

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.

Japan stops journalist going to Yemen

Japan stops journalist going to Yemen

The Japanese government has ordered a veteran freelance journalist to surrender his passport to prevent him from going on a reporting trip to Yemen.

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.

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghanaian police on Thursday opened an investigation after an undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football was shot dead.

Al Jazeera Media Network in international broadcast partnership agreement

Al Jazeera Media Network in international broadcast partnership agreement

Al Jazeera Media Network has signed a partnership agreement with Techlive International, which has been serving the hospitality market ...

Bomb blast at Athens headquarters of media group

Bomb blast at Athens headquarters of media group

A bomb blast early Monday damaged a building in Athens housing the headquarters of Greece's private radio and television network Skai, but there were no casualties, police said.

Hungarian public broadcaster becomes focus of wave of protests

Hungarian public broadcaster becomes focus of wave of protests

The headquarters of Hungary's public broadcaster became the focus of a wave of anti-government protests Monday, with the opposition galvanised by the reaction to a controversial new labour law ...

Journalists urge EU to resist lobbying by tech giants

Journalists urge EU to resist lobbying by tech giants

Top journalists called on the EU Tuesday to resist intense lobbying by Internet giants to gut a law which would force them to pay for the news content they pick up.

EU steps up fake news fight ahead of elections

EU steps up fake news fight ahead of elections

The EU took steps Wednesday to protect upcoming elections against disinformation campaigns from suspects like Russia, launching a bloc-wide alert system and pressuring internet giants like Facebook for more help.

Journalist murder a toxic mystery in Malta one year on

Journalist murder a toxic mystery in Malta one year on

A year after a car bomb killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, those who ordered the murder remain free while others continuing her work in the EU's smallest state are branded traitors.