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May 4, 2017 1:52 AM World Press Freedom Day widely observed

Media persons’ safety, welfare stressed BAHAWALNAGAR/SIALKOT/ MIRPUR (AJK) - The safety of journalists should be ensured at any cost and legislation be introduced under UN Resolution 1736 , which demands the safety and welfare of the media persons, demanded speakers during various seminars here on Wednesday. The seminar held in connection with World 16

May 3, 2017 9:06 AM South Africa: World Press Freedom Day 2017

Today (3 May) the Right2Know Campaign will mark Press Freedom Day with a protest march to the MTN headquarters in Durban, a Free Speech train cypher and a Hate Speech Bill workshop in Cape Town, and participate in a dialogue on the role of the media hosted by SANEF/IAJ/FXI/SOS/MDDA in Johannesburg. World Press Freedom Day on 3 May 2017 marks twenty six years 34

May 3, 2017 8:01 AM Kenya: Cherishing Right to Media Freedom

As we mark on Wednesday the World Press Freedom Day, it will be interesting to take stock of how far the ideals and principles of the Windhoek Declaration on which it is premised, especially the independence of the media, have been observed in Kenya. The day was set aside by the UN General Assembly to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom 27

April 29, 2017 9:16 AM U.S.’s Press Remains More Free Than International Norm

Trump's hostility toward journalists may be disconcerting, but the U.S.'s press remains free — especially compared to most of the world. Over the past few months, President Donald Trump has repeatedly expressed contempt for the mainstream media, claiming its journalists are dishonest and “the enemy of the American people.” Trump’s attitude toward the press 29

April 28, 2017 4:15 AM Facebook combats coordinated campaigns to misinform the public

Fraudsters spreading falsehood on social media are getting more sophisticated. Facebook Inc says it's rising to the challenge. The owner of the world's most used social network is taking aim at organisations that launch coordinated campaigns to sway political opinion and spread lies by way of fake accounts. As Facebook's network grows and becomes a forum 16

April 6, 2017 7:24 AM Bullying Eurocrats have a lot in common with Mafia

The country reacts as Theresa May officially invokes Article 50, and begins the process of Britain leaving the European Union At its worst the aggressive sales tactics adopted by cold calling firms amount to nothing short of harassment. There is also the issue of fraudsters phoning people to try to scam them out of their money. This scheme will help to protect 23

April 1, 2017 6:22 PM Twitter breaks egg to stop trolls

Popular micro-blogging website Twitter has changed its iconic default egg profile photo to a new neutral human silhouette after seven years as part of an initiative to combat harassment and encourage users to upload their own pictures. The change in strategy came after the famous Twitter egg photo became associated with negative behaviour and trolls 26

April 1, 2017 4:01 PM Twitter changes iconic egg profile photo

Popular micro-blogging website Twitter has changed its iconic default egg profile photo to a new neutral human silhouette after seven years as part of an initiative to combat harassment and encourage users to upload their own pictures. The change in strategy came after the famous Twitter egg photo became associated with negative behaviour and trolls 32

March 31, 2017 9:58 PM Twitter Doesn’t Want to Be Twitter

The Twitter egg — the iconic, simple white ovoid against a flat color background that is the default avatar image for all new users — is an easy marker of someone that you should ignore on Twitter. Because anyone who hasn’t uploaded a profile picture gets the egg by default, whenever you saw an egg, you’d know that whoever was talking to you (or yelling 26

March 31, 2017 5:47 PM Twitter to drop ‘Egg’ avatar due to its association with online harassment

Twitter is to drop its ‘Egg’ avatar due to its associations with online harassment. The default avatar is intended to be first temporary profile picture for new users who sign up to the social media platform, but the ‘Egg’ – which was introduced in 2010 – has now become more synonymous with abusive or trolling accounts as Twitter’s influence has spread 38