What law am I breaking now?

Freedom of the press is integral to an open and democratic society, and such liberties should also embrace citizen journalists who collect and distribute the news. With traditional laws slow to adapt to rapidly changing technologies, citizen journalists and social media are sometimes on the wrong side of the law. Continue reading

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Can you spot a fake news story?

How do you follow the news? Social media probably takes a front seat in bringing the world into your life, and you are not alone.

Facebook and other social media services are integral in our lives, and according to a 2016 survey, social media has become a source for the news we see and share, with more than 60 per cent of adults turning to social media for at least some of their news. Continue reading