Podcast: How disinformation threatens the future of news and information

In this podcast, Claire Wardle discusses the threat posed by disinformation to the news and information we rely upon.

Podcast: Is fake news the price of a free media?

In this podcast interview, Sheffield University researcher Anne Burns, discusses the threats posed by fake news to accurate reporting of important events.

Jagland to set out human rights response to fake news and threats to free speech

In a speech to the European Broasdcasting Union’s General Assembly tomorrow (30 June), Thorbjørn Jagland will discuss the challenge of upholding truth and democracy without stifling debate and dissent.

Podcast: Two hundred and fifty years of free speech in Sweden – celebrations and challenges

This podcast, featuring a historian, a diplomat, free expression expert Mélody Patry and the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks, explores the evolution of free speech in the country and the challenges it faces now from creeping censorship and “fake news.”

Moldova: Police entrapment sting breached victim’s human rights

Human rights judges ruled today that a Moldovan police entrapment sting, to catch a fake identity card crook, breached European human rights law.