Top Australian soldier loses defamation case
One of Australia's most decorated living soldiers on Thursday lost a defamation lawsuit against three newspapers which accused him of involvement in the murder of six Afghans during deployment to Afghanistan.
Twitter pulls out of anti-fake news code
Despite Twitter’s withdrawal, the EU’s anti-disinformation code remains “strong,” said Vera Jourova.
Analysis: YouTube on AI and the streaming wars
YouTube Global Head of TV, Film and Sports Partnerships Lori Conkling joins Caroline Hyde and Ed Ludlow to discuss AI's impact on its business and shares her outlook for the streaming space and industry competition.
Journalist who revealed Mahsa Amini's death on trial
An Iranian journalist went of trial behind closed doors on Monday on charges linked to her coverage of the funeral of a Kurdish-Iranian woman whose death in custody last year triggered months of unrest, her lawyer told ILNA news agency.
Protesters in Serbia demand free-press
Huge crowds of anti-government protesters on Saturday encircled the Serbian state television building in downtown Belgrade to press their demand for autocratic President Aleksandar Vučić to ease his tight grip on the mainstream media and...
Author Jonathan Coe reflects on Brexit, Boris and the Royals
Coe's latest novel, titled "Bournville", takes on a family saga, but with a unique focus on the emotional relationship between the British people and the royal family.
Explained: Why DeSantis took on Disney
The political feud between Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Disney has been heating up for the last few months. In April 2023, Disney filed a First Amendment lawsuit accusing the governor of waging a 'targeted campaign of government retalia...
Indigenous Australian TV host steps down after racist abuse
ABC Australia host Stan Grant is stepping away from the media after facing “relentless” racist abuse.
Online news channels set up to combat Russian propaganda
Russia tightly controls what news its population can see about the war, with everything going through state TV channels. But a small Ukrainian operation is aiming to present an alternative view online.
Freedom of expression 'threatened across the globe'
The UN says freedom of expression is under threat around the world with journalists being murdered and facing threats, intimidation and violence for trying to report the truth.
What are the rules for paparazzi?
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan were pursued by photographers in New York in what the prince's spokesperson described as a "near catastrophic car chase," highlighting the often tense relationship between celebrities and photog...
CIA launches ad recruiting Russian defectors
The CIA is openly recruiting Russian defectors and dissidents with a video of its own. The agency shared it on a newly announced Telegram channel called "Securely Contacting the CIA". As of Wednesday, it had more than 11,000 subscribers.
UK telecom to cut 55,000 jobs, replace with AI
UK telecoms company BT Group has announced plans to cut 55,000 jobs in a major overhaul and says some tasks will be undertaken by artificial intelligence.
Prince Harry, Meghan's 'near catastrophic' car chase
Prince Harry, his wife, Meghan, and her mother were involved in a 'near catastrophic car chase' involving paparazzi in New York City, a spokesperson for the prince says. The chase could have been fatal, said the spokesperson, and involve...
Ranked: The best places to live in the U.S.
U.S. News and World Report published a list of the best places to live in the U.S. Out of 150 American cities, the magazine ranked Green Bay as the best place to live, based on the areas job market, value, quality of life and peoples des...
Tesla will 'try a little advertising'
Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk said the electric-car maker will "try a little advertising and see how it goes." This is a major shift for the company that's largely avoided traditional marketing to sell its vehicles.
Disinformation runs rampant in Turkey's elections
The presidential and parliamentary election campaigns have not been immune from disinformation narratives. Neither Erdogan or his opposition have secured enough votes to win the election in the first round.
Russian propaganda on war is 'working'
'Soviet Book Syndrome' - How the Kremlin is playing on the past to exploit citizens' fears and sell its justification for the invasion of Ukraine
Remembering Al Jazeera's Shireen Abu Akleh
A year ago, Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot while covering an Israeli military operation in the occupied West Bank. Although there has been no official confirmation on who fired the fatal shot, several investigations con...
Trump holds CNN town hall, network he called 'fake news'
After years of calling CNN 'fake news' and refusing to give interviews there, Donald Trump held a campaign town hall at the network. It came just days after a jury found that Trump, the current frontrunner in the Republican primary race,...
Disney streaming loss narrows
Walt Disney Co. reported second-quarter sales and profit in line with Wall Street's expectations and a smaller-than-anticipated loss in its streaming TV business.
Newspaper apologises to Prince Harry
The publisher of the Mirror newspapers has apologised to Prince Harry. The News group says it will never be repeated.
German broadcaster Deutsche Welle turns 70
It started as a worldwide German-language radio program; today it is an international multimedia outlet, operating in 32 languages. This May, DW celebrates its 70th birthday.
French journalist Arman Soldin killed in Ukraine
AFP's Ukraine video coordinator Arman Soldin was killed on Tuesday by rocket fire near Chasiv Yar in eastern Ukraine, AFP journalists who witnessed the incident said. The attack happened at around 4:30 pm on the outskirts of the town clo...
Tucker Carlson to relaunch show on Twitter
Former Fox News host Tucker Carlson has announced he will bring a “new version” of his top-rated show to Twitter. Carlson made the announcement in a clip posted on Twitter in which he railed against the mainstream media in the United Sta...
Using celebrity doubles to deliver paparazzi laughs
Public interest in celebrities like the British royal family and their private lives is vast. English photographer Alison Jackson stages paparazzi-style photos of celebrities using doubles who look like the real McCoy.
Photographer to the stars reveals his secrets
This month, the work of world-renowned photographer Michel Haddi is being featured at the international photography fair, Photo London.
Suspect arrested over pro-Kremlin blogger blast
Russia has blamed Ukraine for the car bomb attack on the pro-Kremlin writer Sakhar Prilepin, calling it a "terrorist attack".
Indian press freedom decreasing
On World Press Freedom Day, India's press freedom rating from the NGO Reporters Without Borders fell behind non-democrocratic states such as Nicaragua and Afghanistan. India fell to 161 out of 180 countries whose press is rated in a "ver...