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    Why regulators like Ofcom are dropping the ball on ‘Fake News’, dark advertising and extremism

Why regulators like Ofcom are dropping the ball on ‘Fake News’, dark advertising and extremism

An ongoing Commons Select Committee inquiry into ‘fake news’ is expected to look in detail at the role that intermediaries of information such as Facebook and Google play.  Their significance in the online landscape is not in question: it is likely that the two companies will account for more than half of all UK digital ad revenues by the […]

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    The evolving conversation around fake news and potential solutions

The evolving conversation around fake news and potential solutions

Fake news, its causes and what to do about are some of the key issues that we plan to address as part of the LSE Commission on Truth, Trust and Technology that we will launch later this year. The Commission will examine the wider crisis in the quality and credibility of information in the digital age. Fake news isn’t new, […]

How has media policy responded to fake news?

This is the first post in our blog series on “fake news”. In this series of posts, we provide an overview of the issue of “fake news” and what can be done about it.

Last week, the UK House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee  launched an inquiry into ‘fake news’ which the Committee chair describes as a “threat […]

Press regulation post Leveson – where are we now?

Today, 25 October, the Press Regulation Panel is expected to make a decision on whether or not to recognise Impress as an approved regulator of the UK press. A recognised regulator would clear the way to commence Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013, and activate the exemplary damages provision.  The Media Policy Project’s Emma Goodman explains […]

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    Transparency of media ownership: a first step towards media plurality measures?

Transparency of media ownership: a first step towards media plurality measures?

Just as the European Commission held a seminar in Brussels to exchange best practices on transparency of media ownership on 3 October, a new report found that in many European countries, citizens were unable to establish who owns or controls the media operating in their country. At the EC event and in the report a clear link is made […]