Social Media Influencers: Exceptional Responsibilities and Absence of Guarantees under the Media Regulation Law
This paper aims to identify the risks posed directly by the Press and Media Regulation Law on influencers. The paper also discusses the impacts related to the policies and regulations produced by the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) on the work of influencers’ pages. Finally, the paper addresses the absence of any guarantees for influencers in the face of the multiple responsibilities imposed by the laws and regulations of the Press and Media Regulation Law.
This paper aims to delve into the essential interplay between freedom of information and the freedom of the media and press. It examines how these freedoms collectively contribute to safeguarding rights and freedoms, promoting transparency, accountability, and democratic values.
The paper addressed the pressing issue of ensuring the rule of law is established on the Internet and elsewhere in the digital world. The paper also outlined the digital environment and the threats it faces. Moreover, the paper examined the need to use human rights-based approaches to digital media as well as international standards of the rule of law, while pointing out some issues in applying the law in this new environment.
With the proliferation of fake news, it is imperative that we find a way of verifying news and information. However, before we even fact-check and verify such information, what is more critical is that we understand the various techniques used in spreading fake news and how to curb them. Failing to understand these techniques may imply that we become unable to identify suitable mechanisms for verification and fact-checking. This paper covers various fake news techniques and suitable tools for fact-checking and verifying the news.
This paper discusses false and misleading news, the difficulties of news verification, the tools that can be used for verifying and scrutinizing news, and the initiatives active in this area.
In a brief statement posted on its official website, the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) announced that streaming platforms such as Netflix and Disney have to be obligated to “the customs and values of the Egyptian state.”
1. Introduction Media ecology has increasingly gained prominence and altered the way people understand and embrace journalism. Technology is usually identified as the major trigger of the journalistic changes, both in news production and reception by the audience. In addition, it ascertains the way news outlets choose news items to be published online in accordance […]
Journalism today was vastly different from journalism 30 years ago. The Internet has changed everything about how people consume media. It has also created new opportunities for journalists. The Internet allows us to reach millions of readers at once.
Podcast, a word derived from “iPod” and “broadcasting”, is a digital audio program that can be listened to or downloaded over the Internet. Podcasts can be simple audios and videos or enhanced to include figures, URLs and chapter markers. The content, format, and structure of podcasts are very diverse. They range from professional to amateur to comical to in-depth discussions on politics and legislation matters.