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What next for the web?

18/03/19 | (0) Comments |

The 30th birthday of the World Wide Web saw its founder publish an open letter reflecting on how the web has changed our world. He  identifies what must be done to build a better web that serves all of humanity.

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Fake news and the hijacking of public opinion

11/03/19 | (0) Comments |

British Members of Parliament are agitating for tougher regulations to combat fake news.

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To share or not to share

04/03/19 | (0) Comments |

A friend forwarded a YouTube video reporting on an apparent practice in a Central Asian country of abducting women for marriage.

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Digital surveillance: Who watches the watchers?

25/02/19 | (0) Comments |

Last year Australia passed a bill weakening security on the iPhones and software people rely on in today’s digital world. This sweeping law could force tech companies to access encrypted data.

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I Got Algorithm

18/02/19 | (0) Comments |

How to prevent social networks from damaging the well-being of young people?

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Mind your language!

18/02/19 | (0) Comments |

Masculine, feminine, or gender-neutral?

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Data protection and googol fines

04/02/19 | (0) Comments |

Data privacy, also called information privacy, is about what data in a computer system can be shared with third parties.

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Building trust in a fragmented world

28/01/19 | (0) Comments |

Genuine communication is all about creating relationships and building trust.

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What makes great journalism? On foreign correspondents and terror

21/01/19 | (0) Comments |

Yet another terrorist act played out in Nairobi just two weeks into 2019.

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Hunger for truth games

14/01/19 | (0) Comments |

Media wars can easily get personal. Today the name of the game is Showtime! Ratings trump sober facts and inconvenient truths. Fox News offers foxy entertainment; The New York Post offers sensationalism; the gutter press epitomised by the likes of the UK’s The Daily Mail and the German tabloid Bild Zeitung have been known to peddle downright lies.

 

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