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
Disinformation or fake news can have far reaching consequences, disrupting domestic and social lives, noted HE Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed al-Thani, director
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.
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?
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 and Twitter have fallen short of their pledges to combat fake news, three months before key European elections, the European Commission said on Thursday.
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.
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.
The French National Assembly has approved two laws to crack down on false information during election campaigns, despite criticism from the opposition.
Low-cost airline Ryanair has sacked six cabin staff over a photograph of them appearing to sleep on the floor of an airport crew room, insisting that the picture was staged to back a "false claim."