Election officials prepare to combat misinformation as the 2022 midterms approach

This sto­ry, plus some Mus­lim groups are crit­i­ciz­ing CNN for hir­ing NYPD deputy com­mis­sion­er John Miller, Condé Nast work­ers win recog­ni­tion of their union and more, all in today’s media head­lines. Top Sto­ries Sep 11, 2022Fighting bogus claims a grow­ing pri­or­i­ty in elec­tion office­sAli Swen­son, Julie Carr Smyth / The Asso­ci­at­ed Press Sep 9, 2022Muslim […]…

Fox News anchors deposed in defamation case

This sto­ry, plus a look at finan­cial and oth­er chal­lenges at the Wash­ing­ton Post, Google refus­es to approve Truth Social app for Android devices with­out more con­tent mod­er­a­tion and more, all in today’s media head­lines. Top Sto­ries Aug 30, 2022 Aug 30, 2022 Aug 30, 2022 Media Busi­ness Aug 31, 2022 Aug 30, 2022 Aug 30, 2022 Aug 30, 2022 Press &…

DHS pauses controversial Disinformation Governance Board

This sto­ry, plus Meta cre­ates new glob­al media part­ner­ships team, Chris Wal­lace to lead new show on CNN Sun­day line­up and more, all in today’s media head­lines. Top Sto­ries May 18, 2022 May 19, 2022 May 18, 2022 Local News May 18, 2022 Social Media May 18, 2022 May 18, 2022 Press & Gov­ern­ment May 18, 2022 May 18, 2022 About Mis­in­for­ma­tion May…

Controversy emerges around new DHS disinformation board

This sto­ry, plus NBC News review finds pla­gia­rized mate­r­i­al in for­mer reporter’s sto­ries, Politi­co deci­sion to pub­lish Supreme Court draft opin­ion rais­es eth­i­cal ques­tions and more, all in today’s media head­lines. Top Sto­ries May 2, 2022 May 2, 2022 May 2, 2022 About Mis­in­for­ma­tion May 3, 2022 Press & Gov­ern­ment May 2, 2022 May 2, 2022 May 2, 2022 Audio & Podcasting…

Elon Musk Is a Problem Masquerading as a Solution

It is a per­fect mar­riage for an age of plu­toc­ra­cy: Twit­ter with its seri­ous prob­lems and Elon Musk, the embod­i­ment of those prob­lems. What hap­pens when the incar­na­tion of a prob­lem buys the right to decide what the prob­lem is and how to fix it? Twit­ter has a dis­in­for­ma­tion prob­lem — fake news about Covid vac­cines, cli­mate and more…

Uganda Issues New Directives for Foreign Journalists

KAMPALA, UGANDA — Human rights activists are denounc­ing a new Ugan­dan direc­tive to scru­ti­nize jour­nal­ists work­ing for for­eign media. On Thurs­day, Paul Ekochu, the chair­man of the Ugan­dan government’s Media Coun­cil, said jour­nal­ists work­ing in the coun­try for for­eign outlets