Tag: Media

Fighting fake news should be a priority as it poses an existential threat to the EU

Pour la version française, cliquez ici ‘Fake news’ is a hot political subject, in particular given that it is frequently spread quickly via social media. In an interview with The Progressive Post, Paolo Celot, Secretary General of the European Association for Viewers’ Interests (EAVI), gives his views on the trends behind fake news, a new… Read more »

How will Germany’s new law combat fake news and hate crime?

Pour la version française, cliquez ici Germany has passed a new law to counter hate crime and fake news on social media networks. When users report potentially illegal content it will be up to the social media to check that content and delete it speedily if it is illegal. If they don’t comply they will… Read more »