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In the absence of star guest Donald Trump, the usually celebrity-filled soiree took a more serious turn to focus on defence of journalistic freedom The White House press corps has gathered for its annual black-tie dinner, a toned-down affair this year after Donald Trump snubbed the event, becoming the first incumbent US president to bow […]

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Almost anyone can use the worldwide web to be a media outlet, so how will we differentiate between truth, myth and lies? Australias two largest legacy media organisations recently announced big cuts to their journalistic staff. Many editorial positions, perhaps up to 120,

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Mike Pompeo said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange portrays himself as a crusader but in fact helps enemies of the United States, including Russia Mike Pompeo, the director of the CIA, has branded WikiLeaks a hostile intelligence service, saying it threatens democratic nations and joins hands with dictators. In his first public remarks since becoming chief […]

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The company funded Its Lit: A guide to what teens think is cool, which found that it was more cool than Vice, Nike and Facebook Todays teenagers think Google and Google brands are cool, research funded by Google has found. Google published pic.twitter.com/ZtCH3Wl6gH Luke Bailey (@imbadatlife) Also, fan of the fact about 40 teens looked […]

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Veteran newsman criticised Fox News host during interview about fake news and the polarisation of the US Veteran newsman Ted Koppel has told Fox News commentator Sean Hannity that he is bad for America @CBSNews release the Unedited 45 minute interview so people can see the BS games you play in the edit room. I […]

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Feature which flags content as disputed trialled on story that falsely claimed thousands of Irish people were brought to the US as slaves Facebook has started rolling out its third-party fact-checking tool in the fight against fake news, alerting users to disputed content. The site announced in December it would be partnering with independent fact-checkers […]

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Leading British physicist and cosmologist tells Good Morning Britain he is concerned about US presidents environmental policy Stephen Hawking, the leading British physicist and cosmologist, has said he no longer feels welcome in the US under Donald Trump. Prof Hawking is a recipient of the prestigious US Franklin medal for science and received the presidential […]

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Broadcaster says it never intended to imply blasphemy should be punished and said the tweet was poorly worded BBC Asia has apologised after it posted the question what is the right punishment for blasphemy? blasphemy on social media in Pakistan with presenter Shazia Awan. In an apology, the network said it never intended to imply […]

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Comedy duo produce spoof in which a female interviewee feeds her child, cleans a toilet, cooks dinner and defuses a bomb A video has emerged parodying the BBCs viral hit which featured a became world-famous after his four-year-old daughter Marion barged into the room mid-interview, followed by his eight-month-old son James and finally his panicked […]

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Wilcannia residents accuse presenter of unethical behaviour, including filming people drinking heavily at a wake, but presenting it as a drunken party The BBC has apologised for a misleading documentary on an Aboriginal community in regional Australia, after angry residents accused presenter Reggie Yates and the crew of unethical behaviour. Yates and the independent production […]

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