Reporters without Borders file lawsuit against Facebook over hate speech and misinformation

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday it had filed a lawsuit against Facebook in France, citing a proliferation of hate speech against media and falsehoods about COVID-19. In the latest of a slew of battles governments and campaigners are waging with Big Tech around the world, the media watchdog noted large amounts of coronavirus… Read More Reporters without Borders file lawsuit against Facebook over hate speech and misinformation

Prominent Bahrain journalist Nazeeha Saeed fined for reporting without license

A Bahrain court fined a prominent journalist 1,000 dinars (an equivalent of $2,650) on Thursday for reporting in the kingdom without official permission, her lawyer said, after a trial seen by rights groups as an example of diminishing press freedom. Nazeeha Saeed, an award-winning Bahrain correspondent for France 24 and the Arabic-language Monte Carlo Doualiya… Read More Prominent Bahrain journalist Nazeeha Saeed fined for reporting without license