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7 February 2019

Stories from 7 February 2019

Netizen Report: Philippine news outlet faces ‘cyber libel’ charges

Advox

Philippines DOJ takes another swing at Rappler news site, Facebook tackles disinformation in Indonesia and Russia moves to outlaw fake news.

Foreign Policy's Venezuela “Global Scorecard” map wrongly lumps Caribbean nations with Russia and China

This might be flattering geopolitically, but it doesn't reflect the reality.

Is there political interference in the public television network of Timor-Leste?

"There have been several attempts at political interference on me and directly on journalists to try to influence editorial content."

Australia remembers Black Saturday on the 10th anniversary of catastrophic bushfires

"Ten entire years, and I still don’t think one single day has passed without me mentioning – or at least thinking about – the fires"

For the first time, transgender candidates will run for seats in Bangladesh's National Parliament

"There is no one from our community who can understand and raise our concerns. That is why we are running for the seats."