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Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/16/2024 4:30:01 PM
A new report is drawing attention to the dangers of misinformation and disinformation to societies worldwide, writes Eman Ragab

World - International
9/11/2023 1:42:21 PM
Climate change is sparking human rights emergencies in numerous countries, the UN rights chief said Monday, decrying widespread misinformation sowing chaos and confusion to deny that reality.

World - War in Ukraine
8/29/2023 3:32:00 PM
Russia on Tuesday handed 11-year jail terms to two exiled journalists accused of spreading misinformation about the military, pursuing a historic crackdown on criticism of the conflict in Ukraine.

Business - Tech
8/17/2023 4:20:24 PM
The US Embassy’s American Centre in Cairo (ACC) announced on Wednesday the completion of its Digital Skills Camp that dealt with the advantages and risks of artificial intelligence (AI) in media, creation of ethical media content, and combatting manipulation and misinformation.

Business - Tech
3/16/2023 10:57:40 PM
TikTok is once again fending off claims that its Chinese parent company, ByteDance, would share user data from its popular video-sharing app with the Chinese government, or push propaganda and misinformation on its behalf.

World - International
3/9/2023 11:22:34 AM
Squeezing his eyes shut, a man breaks into song while filming himself getting a vasectomy -- a TikTok trend helping dispel misinformation about the procedure whose demand has soared following US upheaval over abortion rights.

Business - Tech
12/21/2022 11:37:02 AM
Many in the United States see TikTok, the highly popular video-sharing app owned by Beijing-based ByteDance, as a threat to national security.

World - War in Ukraine
12/17/2022 9:28:51 PM
The broadcast licenses of six television channels in Moldova have been suspended over accusations of misinformation, inaccurate coverage of Russia's war in Ukraine and ``attempts to manipulate public opinion,'' authorities said.

World - International
11/8/2022 11:24:15 AM
Climate deniers looking to block action and 'green washing' companies could have free rein on Twitter after Elon Musk's takeover, analysts warned as leaders pursued anti-warming efforts at the COP27 summit.

World - International
11/3/2022 4:22:17 PM
Conspiracy theories about mail ballots. Anonymous text messages warning voters to stay home. Fringe social media platforms where election misinformation spreads with impunity.

World - International
9/6/2022 7:47:25 PM
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday that China is conducting "cognitive warfare'' by spreading misinformation in addition to its regular military incursions into nearby waters and airspace intended to intimidate the self-governing island.

Arts & Culture - Screens
9/1/2022 1:07:13 PM
The Venice Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday with a powerful message from Ukraine's president and a topical opening film starring Adam Driver about a deadly health crisis and misinformation.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
3/12/2022 9:36:00 AM
Russia and the West have been accusing each other of spreading misinformation and fake news about the Russian military campaign in Ukraine.

Arts & Culture - Entertainment
1/31/2022 12:20:25 PM
Music streaming giant Spotify announced Sunday it would start guiding listeners of podcasts discussing Covid-19 to facts about the pandemic, after artists including Neil Young pulled their songs from the platform in anger at misinformation.

World - Africa
1/14/2022 1:00:56 PM
Ethiopia has asked the UN health agency to investigate its chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for "harmful misinformation" and "misconduct", accusing him of backing rebels in his native war-torn Tigray region.

World - International
1/1/2022 11:11:09 AM
At the end of 2020, it seemed hard to imagine a worse year for misinformation on social media, given the intensity of the presidential election and the trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic.

World - International
11/18/2021 9:14:08 PM
Years after coming under scrutiny for contributing to ethnic and religious violence in Myanmar, Facebook still has problems detecting and moderating hate speech and misinformation on its platform in the Southeast Asian nation, internal documents viewed by The Associated Press show.

World - International
10/23/2021 1:16:45 PM
Facebook held back from doing all it could to stop users from being radicalized and US election misinformation from flooding the social network, according to media reports Friday.

Business - Tech
9/29/2021 7:55:50 PM
YouTube announced Wednesday it would remove videos and some high-profile users that falsely claim approved vaccines are dangerous, as social networks seek to crack down on health misinformation around Covid-19 and other diseases.

World - International
8/8/2021 6:46:31 PM
Conservatives have long accused the tech mogul’s social media platform of censoring right-wing voices as part of its campaign against misinformation

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