In an age of democracy via social media, platforms are struggling to combat visual mis/disinformation such as 'spliced' images and deepfakes. Digital media literacy has never been so important.
In the age of fake news and deep fake videos, how can documentary making be used for research and other purposes that demand authenticity and credibility?
With a limited number of fact-checkers in Southeast Asia, fact-checking content becomes a challenging task to complete.
Delivering media literacy in a comics format can help readers develop the skills to identify fake news and counter its effects.
As more comes to light about the money-making tactics of social media platforms we need to reevaluate our relationship with them.
No news isn't necessarily good news. News is powerful, and helps us to stay connected and informed. But it's important we regulate our news consumption - particularly during times of crisis.
Independent community publishers are helping to restore trust in journalism - but they need support.
'Prozac leaders' believe their own rhetoric that "everything is going well". But this wishful thinking can quickly contaminate organisations, and has been disastrous during the pandemic.
Combating conspiracy theories with correct information is not enough.
Social media makes it easy to spread 'fake news'.
The full benefits of digital democracy are being thwarted by digital exclusion that is driven by the high cost of data.
The Conversation Africa has set up a COVID-19 WhatsApp service to help stem misinformation around the virus. The service…
Media self-criticism is not just important to improve journalism, it is a political, professional and moral imperative.
It's easy to edit video of public figures to make them appear asleep, confused, drunk or cognitively impaired when they are not. The technique is being used to undermine Joe Biden's campaign.
Extremists are playing on people's health fears to normalise their views.
Using the law - or changing it - to stop the spread of dangerous disinformation should be a last resort.
Those opposing vaccinations often mistrust government, science and the news media. There may be better ways to persuade them than by offering facts only.
Amid global chaos and uncertainty, Instagram offers up the world as stable, simple and good-looking. No wonder it is set to overtake Twitter as a news source.
When it comes to COVID-19 misinformation, not all nations are the same. Some are peddling a larger variety of myths than others - and each seems to have its own personal favourite.
A tale of two leaders on Twitter in the age of COVID-19.