Multimedia


CPDP 2019: DPAs and the media

08/03/2019

How do DPAs try to shape the public image of their increased authority and role under the GDPR? How do DPAs respond to the anti-GDPR press? What are the relationships between DPAs and the media of various ideological and political orientations?

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CPDP 2019: Content regulation and its impact on democracy

22/02/2019

Internet platforms have become important fora of public debate, offering tools for increased democratic participation and engagement. The central role of internet platforms enables them to wield considerable control over online speech. Platforms effectively have the power to decide what content to disseminate and what content to remove. The same power is used to adjust content according to the profiles of users developed on the basis of their personal data. Recent scandals have shown that platforms can be misused as instruments of misinformation, propaganda and manipulation. Policy makers try to address the issue by regulating or by incentivising platforms to adopt codes of conduct.

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CPDP 2019: The GDPR and the freedom of expression - A rocky relationship

12/02/2019

Art. 85 GDPR leaves most of the responsibility to reconcile the right to the protection of personal data pursuant to the GDPR with the right to freedom of expression and information (Art. 11 CFR) to the member states. However, many states did little to nothing to pass specific rules to relieve the mentioned addressees. Thus, has the situation for the freedom of expression fundamentally changed? To what extent do certain rules of the GDPR enable or require a media-friendly interpretation? Which member states fulfilled their obligations to pass rules under Art. 85 GDPR? Could the lack of such rules enable a misuse of Data Protection Law that could jeopardise media freedoms?

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Tom Law on Media Literacy for newsrooms

14/01/2019

Media literacy is crucial in order to spot misinformation and hate speech online. A short interview with Tom Law, Director of Campaigns and Communications at the Ethical Journalism Network

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Fact checking online is more important than ever

17/12/2018

This short video by Swedish fact checker Viralgranskaren and The Internet Foundation In Sweden (IFS) shows the effects that spreading false news online can have. Being critical online and doing fact-checking is crucial

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Journalists Imprisoned in 2018

14/12/2018

An infographic by the Committee to Protect Journalists

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French Press: Who Owns What

01/12/2018

An infographic by Marie Beyer & Jérémie Fabre for Le Monde diplomatique highlights media ownership structure in France

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Transferring One Video Into the Style of Another

11/09/2018

According to some reports Artificial intelligence is fueling the next phase of misinformation. This video explains how synthetic media created with artificial intelligence and machine learning work

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Newsrooms of the world unite! Finding a global solution to misinformation

12/04/2018

Trust in media and the fight against misinformation cannot be solved within one region alone, or just by journalists alone. It is a global problem that requires a global solution. A discussion at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, April 2018

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Sexual Harassment Toolkit's Awareness poster

23/11/2018

This awareness poster is part of the toolkit developed by Women in News to deal with and prevent sexual harassment in the media organisations

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