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TV channel suspended, Internet access restricted amid violence protests in Senegal
Political unrest and violence in Senegal must not be used as grounds for restricting the right to report the news, says Reporters Without Borders (RSF), condemning a TV channel’s 48-hour suspension, restrictions on access to the Internet and social media.Read the rest
RSF urges advertisers not to place ads with AI-generated “content farms”
The growth of the generative artificial intelligence market led to the proliferation of AI-generated websites that resemble real media sites and are taking ad revenue from them.
G7 urge online platforms to promote reliable information
The fight by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) to promote reliable news and information in the digital domain received a strong endorsement from the G7’s leaders, who called on online platforms to adopt this goal and pledged support for initiatives.
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.
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.