Media Watch

'19Jan
29

Corruption seen rising in Trump's US- watchdog

By AFPThe United States last year slid down the rankings of a global corruption index as America's system of checks and balances faced growing threats on Donald Trump's watch, Transparency International said...
'19Jan
28

Data flows in a no-deal Brexit are a 'significant' concern – MPs

The lack of agreement on data flows in a no-deal Brexit is a "significant" concern and possible solutions are "burdensome and costly" to already underprepared businesses, MPs have said.The comments were made in a...
'19Jan
27

Facebook restricts campaigners’ ability to check ads for political transparency

Facebook has restricted the ability of external political transparency campaigners to monitor adverts placed on the social network, in a move described as an “appalling look” by one of the organisations affected....
'19Jan
27

Warning WeChat could spread Chinese propaganda during federal election

"It's worth opening a discussion with WeChat about how they run their platform in Australia and what they actually do. In an ideal world the government would actually get transparency on how that platform runs in...
'19Jan
27

Onnoghen: Why we reject interference-FG

•We won’t allow external interference in 2019 polls — Presidency•Supreme Court Justices shun Ag CJN Mohammed’s first official assignment •CCT order may have been obtained through the back door, SAN alleges•Onnoghen...
'19Jan
24

Sierra Leone Land Rights Defenders under attack

Environmental ForumUp to seventeen land rights activists and civil society organizations have raised concern over the “excessive use of force by state security personnel since Monday 21st, January, 2019 in Malen...
'19Jan
24

Liberal MP Andrew Hastie blasts China's 'arbitrary' arrest of Yang Hengjun, demands his release

On Thursday evening, Chinese Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Mr Yang was being held in Beijing and was suspected of "engaging in criminal acts that endangered China's national security".Mr Hastie...
'19Jan
24

Liberal MP Andrew Hastie blasts China's 'arbitrary' arrest of Yang Hengjun, demands his release

On Thursday evening, Chinese Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Mr Yang was being held in Beijing and was suspected of "engaging in criminal acts that endangered China's national security".Mr Hastie...
'19Jan
24

An Open Letter to U.S. Scientist Legislators

As a result of inspiring election victories, many by first-time candidates, a dozen members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate now have science, technology or medical backgrounds—more than ever before...
'19Jan
24

January infringements package: key decisions

In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission ('Commission') is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions,...

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