Newsback adopts the Journalism Trust Initiative to help identify reliable news sources
Newsback, co-signatory with RSF of Pledge No. 22 of the European Union’s Enhanced Code of Practice on Disinformation, is the first online platform to adopt the JTI mechanism for identifying trustworthy news sources.
Algeria’s senate urged to reject new media law’s draconian provisions
Drafted without prior consultation with journalists, Algeria’s proposed new media law, introduces new offences and tough new penalties, and reflects a desire on the part of the government to tighten its grip on the media, says Reporters Without Borders (R
Twitter’s equating of public media with state media is dangerous
Twitter is now telling its users that National Public Radio, the US public radio broadcaster also known as NPR, is a “state-affiliated media” – in the same way that RT, the former Russia Today, is affiliated to the Russian state.
Greek crime reporter’s murder – do the authorities have something to hide?
Two years after Greek crime reporter Giorgos Karaivaz’s murder, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges the Greek authorities to ask Europol to help with the investigation, which has ground to a complete halt.
RSF unveils 15-point press freedom plan for Turkey, five weeks before elections
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the candidates in Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections on 14 May to demonstrate a commitment to defend press freedom, which has been undermined for the past 20 years.
"Evan Gershkovich Loved Russia, the Country That Turned on Him"
In partnership with the Wall Street Journal, is reprinting an article in honor of Evan Gershkovich, which portrays a passionate and steadfast journalist, in total contrast with the espionage accusations levied against him.
RSF denounces unlawful summoning of Megaphone News director in Lebanon
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the two illegal summonses for questioning that a Lebanese news website editor received in less than a week over an article critical of senior officials
RT moves its pawns in Africa, opening a bureau in Algeria
In Algeria, where foreign reporters are able to keep working only as long as the government tolerates them, the Russian propaganda TV channel RT, the former Russia Today, has just opened a bureau in Algiers.