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How Social Media Became a Battleground in the Tigray Conflict

Voa News 17 Oct 2021
Social media became a battleground, with the Ethiopian government and its supporters on one side and Tigrayan activists and supporters on the other ... Authorities deny the claim, and government supporters see ECIFC as a necessary response to what they view as biased media coverage.

One in five adults experienced harm online - survey

RTE 17 Oct 2021
Almost half of those surveyed believed the government was responsible for harmful material by not introducing adequate online safety standards, and 46% said parents who allow their children to use the internet or social media were responsible for harm.

Civil Society, Digital Autocracies, & Sub-Saharan Africa

OWP 17 Oct 2021
Similarly, citizens in Cameroon have taken to social media to raise awareness of the (francophone) government’s brutality against anglophone communities ... The Cameroonian government expressed its suspicions of social media in 2016, even going as far to label it as “a new form of ...

Swiss account loot: Ghanaian media painted me black – Mahama laments

Ghana Web 17 Oct 2021
He observed that they were ploys by the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to discredit him and the media gave it the needed oxygen that made people believe in him ... To John Dramani Mahama, the media hasn’t been fair to him considering the fact that although the current government ...

Four years later: A nation still in shock

The Malta Independent 17 Oct 2021
International media picked up the story from the reports that were carried online by Maltese news portals ... They have made an impact on society, and have taken stands that pushed the government into carrying out changes, or at least attempt to ... Attack on media ... The media was not silenced then, and it was not silenced after the Bidnija car bomb.

Social media giants must do MORE to protect MPs from 'deluge of abuse' from trolls ...

The Daily Mail 17 Oct 2021
The government is currently drawing up plans to increase the liability of tech giants following a report by the ... Home Secretary Priti Patel has since refused to rule out banning anonymous accounts on social media as part of government efforts to tackle online abuse and trolling.

RTE ‘could be hit’ by funding for watchdog

Irish Independent 17 Oct 2021
The broadcasting watchdog has warned the Government against part funding a new Media Commission – which will oversee content on social media platforms as well as traditional broadcasting media – from the TV licence fee ... Last week’s Budget provided for €5.5m for the establishment of the Media Commission.

Govt issued medicines of worth Rs. 5 mln confiscated, one arrested

Urdu Point 17 Oct 2021
(retd) Khalid Mahmood raided a warehouse in Gulbahar last night and confiscated government labeled medicine worth Rs ... Talking to media men, Deputy Commissioner Khalid Mahmood said that the official labels and seals were being removed from these ...

Highest unemployment rate of 21.6% recorded in IIOJ&K: JKPCC

Urdu Point 17 Oct 2021
According to Kashmir Media Service, JKPCC spokesman, Ravinder Sharma in a statement said, referring to two documented reports, published recently, reflecting highest unemployment rate in IIOJK as well as India falling in the international hunger index, as very alarming ...

China could widen property tax trial, official media outlet reports

Reuters 17 Oct 2021
BEIJING, Oct 17 (Reuters) - China could expand pilot testing of a property tax to Zhejiang province, a former government expert was quoted as saying in an official media outlet on Sunday, the latest sign that the country is moving closer to adopting the long-discussed levy.

Milken Institute Global Conference Opens October 17

The Marshall News Messenger 17 Oct 2021
Nearly 600 top officials in business, finance, technology, health, media, government, sports, entertainment, philanthropy, and academia, will lend their expertise and insights, including ... reinventing finance, health, government, technology, philanthropy, industry, and media.”.

Priti Patel could remove your right to anonymity on social media

Metro UK 17 Oct 2021
The Home Secretary says she is not ruling out ditching anonymity on social media in the wake of the murder of Sir David Amess ... She accused the Government of ‘dragging its feet’ on the issue ‘for years’ and called for a code for how social media companies should respond to online hate.

Pak Opposition condemns hike in petroleum prices, demands Imran Khan's resignation

Beijing News 17 Oct 2021
After the Pakistani government announced a massive increase in the prices of petroleum products, the opposition parties condemned the government's move and demanded Prime Minister Imran Khan's resignation, the local media reported on Saturday ... "The government is actually charging people for its incompetence.

AP: TDP state president accuses YSRCP of castism

The Siasat Daily 17 Oct 2021
Speaking at a media briefing at Amravati, the TDP leader questioned, “How can the Dalits be blamed for the defeat of the YSRCP candidates in the Parishad elections? The CM and his party leaders were losing patience and balance with the rising unpopularity of their ...