Media

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Attempts to regulate online media growing across Africa

The biggest threats are the concentration of media ownership and attempts to legislate the online media environment.

New York Times article on Nairobi terror attack failed journalism

Foreign press took away the dignity from victims killed in the Nairobi terror attacks by publishing their pictures.

Analysis of 3 million tweets by Russian "trolls"

3 million Russian ‘troll’ tweets explored: lessons from the rest of the world.

Free streaming service launched in South Africa

A new free video streaming service has been launched in South Africa.

Hackathon to fight fake news in Kenya

Andela will be hosting a "Fighting Fake News" Hackathon in Nairobi on 9 and 10 November 2018.

Facebook's attention economy is killing media organizations

New research suggests media organisations that rely on Facebook to build audience are trapped in an attention economy that delivers traffic but no money.

Abdul Khalik Farouk charged for publishing "fake news" in Egypt

Egypt's authorities have arrested Abdul Khalik Farouk for criticizing the government's handling of the economy and charged him with publishing fake news.