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.
New research shows how a lack of basic information caused by the language barrier can lead to the spread of fake news in refugee communites.
In Africa, people who report higher levels of exposure to disinformation also report lower levels of media trust.
The freedom of the press is important, and of course it must be protected. But the freedom of everybody else and of ordinary citizens is also important.
Unlike the US, Australia hasn't yet been hit by a large-scale disinformation campaign focussed on meddling with elections. But this is a 'realistic prospect' moving forward.
The World Health Organization says the abundance of misinformation swirling around COVID-19 is as dangerous as the virus itself. There are ways to fight this, however.