Category : social media

Заглатывая приманку

alt information«Лайки» в социальных медиа, потешные фотографии и стремление к мгновенной реакции – все это часть давления на точную журналистику, пишет Ричард Самбрук

الصحافة الرصينة وابتلاع طعم وسائل التواصل الاجتماعي

alt informationإن زرّ الإعجاب على وسائل التواصل الاجتماعي، والصور الترفيهية، والهوس بالتفاعل الفوري كلّها جزءً من الضغوطات التي تواجههَا الصحافةُ الجدّية، يكتب ريتشارد سامبروك

Clicar en el anzuelo

alt informationLos «me gusta» de las redes sociales, las fotos graciosas y la búsqueda de la reacción inmediata son parte de la presión bajo la que se encuentra el periodismo veraz. Lo cuenta Richard Sambrook

Germany targets social media companies with new law

alt informationIncreasingly, governments are devolving responsibility for determining what constitutes unacceptable content to private companies.

How to stay anonymous online

alt informationIn this extract from Index on Censorship's Autumn issue, Mark Frary looks at some of the tactics you can use to remain safe and invisible when browsing

Anonymity: worth defending

alt informationWhy does it matter? Why don’t we just ban it or make it illegal if it can be used for all these harmful purposes?

Does social media have a censorship problem?

alt informationAttempts to control social media activity have been rife since Facebook and Twitter launched in 2006. We are outraged when political leaders ban access to social

10 fact-checking tips for journalists

alt informationIn a world filled with new digital tricks, journalists shouldn’t forget traditional verification techniques, says former newspaper editor Peter Sands

13 governments that are definitely not jailing people over free speech

alt informationJust look at these definitely-not-free-speech-related charges journalists and activists and human rights lawyers and pro democracy campaigners face

#IndexDrawtheLine: When sharing graphic content, the freedom to choose is key

alt informationThis month, we’ve been asking the question “Graphic content on social media: How much is too much?” While graphic content shown in mainstream media usually comes with a content warning, as well as being subject to the editing processes of news outlets, social media largely operates according to rules of its own. Whether or not […]

Padraig Reidy: Kicking anti-Semitism off social media won’t solve the problem

alt informationIf the story fades, the bigots can rebuild, this time on their terms, high on resentment and low on truth