Without audiences demanding well- researched and conflict-sensitive narratives, critical reporting will be increasingly side- lined.
If you’re wondering why I have not spoken sooner, it’s because I’ve been listening and trying to understand.
Fake news is easily manufactured because of the rise in the use of social media by media practitioners and imposters find it easy to pose as the real deal.
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We're about to enter another weekend, so brace yourselves. And if you don't know why, here's a recap of the troubled Camp Trump.
Threats to the vision of an open internet including fake news must be tackled but centralised regulation must be avoided, says founder of the World Wide Web Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
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"We will be discussing how do we regulate it."
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"Fake news" — the kind of stories without even a kernel of truth, often made up by nefarious agents or cynical profiteers, appeared to play a major role in the 2016 presidential campaign. There...
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And it all seems to be focused on protecting the Guptas, President Jacob Zuma's favourite family.
We might be able to spot fake news, but beware of manipulation and propaganda.
The CCMA case for Sars' former spokesperson is proving to be incredibly revealing about the most pressing issues of the day.
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Watch HuffPost SA Editor-in-chief Verashni Pillay talk to Ferial Haffajee about fake news using our brand name.
After numerous instances of fake tweets against HuffPost SA's editor-at-large and other journalists, she's decided to fight back.
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And why that’s so dangerous.
Pakistan's defense minister, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, wrote a frightening Twitter post in response to a fake news article stating that Israel would attack Pakistan with nuclear weapons. "Israeli def min...