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'Catch Me If You Can': Brazilian fake war photographer may be hiding in Australia
In this extraordinary case, a Brazilian man fooled media outlets around the world - as well as his nearly 130,000 Instagram followers, into believing he was a war photographer. It is now believed he may be hiding in Australia.
The Brazilian fake war photographer is not...
European Commission to set up expert group on fake news
On Tuesday 29 August, new EU Digital Commissioner Mariya Gabriel announced that she is planning to set up an expert group on fake news. The experts' findings can help create new legislative proposals concerning...
NATO Report Shows Clear Evidence of Robotrolling on Social Media
The NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence is proud to launch its first quarterly product. In this issue of ‘Robotrolling’ we show clear evidence of extensive and harmful automated activity on social media....
Macron tells Erdogan he wants detained journalist back in France
PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday expressed his concerns over a French journalism student detained in Turkey in a telephone call with Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan, the Elysee Palace said.

Loup Bureau was seized by Turkish border guards on the frontier...

Difficult beginnings for Emmanuel Macron and French media
In the political communication field, the new use of social networks and videos brings no good news for the media so far. Direct communication is becoming the first choice of politicians, and while Donald Trump is using Twitter to convey his thoughts, new French President...
OSCE media freedom representative calls on Turkey to release imprisoned journalists
VIENNA, 24 July 2017 – The start of the trial against journalists and board members of the daily newspaper Cumhuriyet today highlights the urgent need to protect journalism and improve media freedom in Turkey, Harlem Désir, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media stated.
The Moscow Times Closes Print Edition
The Moscow Times is set to release its final print edition on Thursday, July 6 with a special souvenir issue. 

Dutch businessman Derk Sauer announced in June that The Moscow Times brand would be moved to a charitable foundation in partnership with the publication’s current...

Three journalists leaving CNN after retracted article
Three CNN journalists, including the executive editor in charge of a new investigative unit, have resigned after the publication of a Russia-related article that was retracted. Thomas Frank, who wrote the story in question; Eric Lichtblau, an editor in the unit; and Lex Haris,...