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1206, 2024

Fact-Checking Initiatives Among Mainstream Media

June 12th, 2024|Categories: Home News Ticker, Uncategorized|

A number of major news media organisations have taken steps to provide extra confidence to news consumers that they can believe what they read – in terms of provenance, authenticity, reliability and trustworthiness. AFP's Fact-Checking Endeavours AFP has reaffirmed its commitment to factual reporting and rigorous verification processes. With a global network of fact-checkers and cutting-edge digital investigation techniques, AFP [...]

1206, 2024

Journalism Under Siege: The Erosion of Journalists’ Societal Role Amid AI Disruption and Political Pressure

June 12th, 2024|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Phil Chetwynd Highlights Press Freedom and AI Challenges at World News Media Congress Failure by society to support the role of journalism has far-reaching implications for democracy and the public's access to reliable information, Phil Chetwynd, the Global News Director of Agence France Press, has warned. Speaking at the recent World News Media Congress held in Copenhagen, Chetwynd called on [...]

606, 2024

Strengthening Professional Newsgathering in the Age of Disinformation: NMC’s Call to Action

June 6th, 2024|Categories: Home News Ticker, Uncategorized|

NMC CEO Andrew Moger urges public policy support for primary source journalism to combat fake news and AI-generated misinformation Andrew Moger, CEO of the News Media Coalition (NMC) of major news publishers and news agencies, drew attention to the importance of public policy makers and public figures to recognise the value to society of everyday professional news reporting. He said [...]

305, 2024

A pivotal moment to get behind professional journalism to combat disinformation

May 3rd, 2024|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Fiona O'Brien (UK Director RSF) ; Alex Crawford (Alex Crawford, Special Correspondent, Sky News) ; Rebecca Vincent (RSF’s Director of Campaigns) ; Deborah Bonetti (Director of London's Foreign Press Association) ; Vanessa Tshaye (Eritrean human rights activist and film-maker).   Global World Press Freedom Index shows conditions remain tough for independent journalism Governments - and other leading public [...]

3004, 2024

Sunak praises societal importance of journalism

April 30th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

UK Prime Minister addressing senior editors in London today (28/04/24). 'New technology is undermining the truth and journalists themselves are even becoming the victims of deepfakes' The strength of democracy depends on the strength of the independent news sector, the UK prime minister stated today (29/04/24). Speaking at a conference marking the 25th anniversary of the Society of [...]

1103, 2024

Photo Agencies Withdraw Image of Princess of Wales Amid Digital Manipulation Concerns

March 11th, 2024|Categories: Home News Ticker, Uncategorized|

Kate Middleton admits she carried out changes to her own photograph she shared with the world Major international photo agencies, including Reuters, the Associated Press (AP), Getty Images, and Agence France-Presse (AFP), have withdrawn a recently released photograph of Kate Middleton and her children. The photograph of the Princess of Wales, issued to commemorate Mother's Day in the UK, has [...]