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Facebook must publish editorial guidelines which appear to allow users to call for the death of public figures
The National Union of Journalists has called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to publish full details of editorial guidelines which the union says raise "fundamental questions about the standards set by Facebook in the treatment of a wide range of public figures and people who may find themselves in the public spotlight".
In a week when Facebook squared up to a nation state and its government blinked first, the NUJ is calling on the Chancellor to act robustly in next week’s Budget to acknowledge the vital role played by journalism in our society, and to usher in a package of measures to revitalise an ailing sector that underpins democracy.
The National Union of Journalists in the UK and Ireland has joined unions representing tens of thousands of media workers in Australia, Canada and the US in presenting a plan to save journalism from the greedy and anti-democratic tech platforms, which are sucking the lifeblood from the industry.
After Mark Zuckerberg pulled the plug on Facebook in Australia as it threatened to make him pay for the news stories it carries, the NUJ says it's time for the tech giants’ power to be challenged.
Democracy needs a strong, independent and plural press – otherwise the mob will win.
Summary of the proposals for the Welsh government from the NUJ's News Recovery Plan.
The Digital Markets Unit will be set up "to oversee a pro-competition regime for digital platforms, including those funded by digital advertising".
Patricia Devlin to lodge official complaint to Police Ombudsman after a 'year of inaction' by the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
UNI Global Union and the IFJ are calling on national governments to tax internet companies.
The NUJ’s Welsh Executive Council welcomed many of recommendations in the committee’s report into the impact of Covid-19 on local media, but tougher solutions are needed.