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PM urged to enact ‘David’s law’ against social media abuse after Amess’s death

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Boris Johnson is facing calls to enact “David’s law” to crack down on social media abuse of public figures and end online anonymity in the wake of the killing of Sir David Amess. Dozens of MPs paid tribute in the Hous...

Nothing to see: how pro-government Hungarian media reported Wembley violence

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With the Hungarian president, Viktor Orbán, and his allies owning about 90% of the country’s media it was perhaps not too surprising that much of the press looked to absolve Hungary fans of blame or failed to mention ...

TechScape: UK online safety bill could set tone for global social media regulation

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Even before the arrival of Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, social media companies were feeling the heat from regulators and politicians. It is white-hot now. We were well past the tipping point of mild concern ...

Social media bringing antisemitic ideas to new generation, verslag sê

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A new generation of users of “younger” social media platforms such as TikTok are being introduced to antisemitic ideas they would be unlikely to encounter elsewhere, warns a report. The research comes amid warnings th...

Sonja McLaughlan says social media abuse won’t stop her asking tough questions

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The broadcaster Sonja McLaughlan says the abuse she faced on social media for asking tough questions after England’s Six Nations defeat against Wales in February was made more severe because she is a woman. But she ha...

‘It was scary at first’: social media users on the Facebook outage

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Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram experienced an outage that left users around the world unable to access the social media platforms for nearly six hours on Monday and Tuesday. The outage was one of the worst Facebook ...

Jermaine Jenas calls for laws to make social media firms tackle racism

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Jermaine Jenas, the former England footballer turned TV presenter, has urged the government to sanction social media companies that fail to stamp out racism and abuse on their platforms. For months Jenas has been moni...

Media startup Ozy shuts down after New York Times report raises concerns

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Ozy, a digital media startup, is shutting down less than a week after a New York Times column raised questions about the organization’s claims of millions of viewers and readers, while also pointing out a potential ca...

North Korea fires new anti-aircraft missile in latest test, state media reports

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North Korea has fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile, the official KCNA news agency has reported, in the latest in its recent series of weapons tests. The test on Thursday, conducted by the Academy of Defence...

Diversity in top media jobs is ‘woeful’, says Ofcom

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British television and radio broadcasters remain “woeful” at promoting staff from diverse backgrounds to senior management positions, according to the media regulator Ofcom. While the media workforce had become more r...

Social media firms serve as gateway for scammers, says finance watchdog

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Social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram serve as a “gateway” for fraudsters, the City watchdog has warned, as it demanded they take tougher action on financial scams. While the Financial Conduct Authority pr...

Romelu Lukaku calls for summit with social media giants to tackle racism

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Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku feels there is a need for football to adopt “stronger positions” than just taking the knee, calling for a players’ summit with social media companies, governments and stakeholders to help...

Marcus Rashford to be included in GCSE media studies course

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Marcus Rashford’s much-lauded use of social media to pursue his campaign against child food poverty and persuade the UK government to expand free school meals is to be studied by pupils as part of their GCSE media stu...

Sudan coup attempt has failed, state media reports

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A coup attempt in Sudan has failed, state media has reported, as the country grapples with a fragile transition since the 2019 ousting of the longtime president Omar al-Bashir. Top military and government sources said...

Vertel ons: what pro- or anti-vaccination content have you seen on social media?

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We would like to hear about any content related to Covid-19 vaccination that you have seen on social media platforms including TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Have you used any social media to find i...

Britain’s broadcast media is too valuable to be the toy of politicians and moguls

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Britain’s stubborn attachment to non-Tory values infuriates and worries Conservative politicians to equal degree. Ja, there is a suspicion of immigration or welfare cheats and an attachment to law and order they can ...

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