BY SHAN WANG| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |08/08/2018
Comprova, a fact-checking collective made up of 24 newsrooms around Brazil, launched this week in the lead up to the October elections.
BY ARITRA BHATTACHARYA| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |08/06/2018
The fact that Bangla Sanskriti Mancha activists were primary informants for most stories in the media highlights the role that city-based NGOs can play in bringing such issues to light,
BY RAJEESH KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |28/05/2018
Social media in Kerala has been spreading falsehoods and panic over the Nipah virus
IN DIGITAL MEDIA |19/05/2018
Real news about fake news: fake audio on WhatsApp in India, and a fake pre-election poll purportedly sponsored by the BBC, showing a big victory for the BJP.
BY N. P. CHEKKUTTY| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |25/04/2018
Kerala youths were drawn into violent protests over the Kathua case by anonymous WhatsApp calls made by shadowy forces with ulterior motives
BY JEFF INGLIS| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |21/04/2018
It could take responsibility for the content it publishes and start competing to provide the most accurate news instead of the most click-worthy.
BY SARAH JOSEPH| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |11/04/2018
Social media was initially a boon for human rights, but human rights abuses might be embedded in the business model that has evolved for social media giants in their second decade.
BY RAJEESH KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |22/03/2018
The Cambridge Analytica controversy should make us all think more critically about Facebook and what it does
BY SIMRAN AGARWAL| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |01/03/2018
Analysing the tweets for a month revealed what works and what doesn’t, and that Rahul Gandhi does better than his party.
There was not a single month in 2017 when an internet shutdown was not in force in some part of the country.
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Well-known cartoonist Satish Acharya took to Facebook to say that his column with Mail Today ended after multiple attempts to censor his work. The latest was a cartoon on China's growing influence in the sub-continent, rejected because it was ostensibly 'defeatist'. Ironically, he said  cartoons critical of BJP President Amit Shah featured on the latter's personal website, which makes us wonder if this was another case of crawling when asked to  bend!                      

Is the ubiquitous ABP proprietor occupying the newsroom after the exit of top editors? The channel, covering the death of DMK leader M Karunanidhi today had this headline: "Karnatak se 5 baar CM rahe the Karunanidhi!' (Karunanidhi was a five-time CM of Karnataka).             

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