Category : social media

Censorship gone viral: The cross-fertilisation of repression

alt informationCensorship has cross-fertilised and gone viral infecting both democracies and their authoritarian counterparts.  

Trucos y herramientas para quienes buscan la verdad

alt informationLas mentiras y los bulos se extienden como la pólvora en la era de las redes sociales. ¿Cómo pueden evitar los periodistas (y los lectores) caer en el engaño? Alastair Reid comparte sus consejos

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