Political ads, fake news targeted in newly formed misinformation code

14 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Tech giants such as Google and Facebook have agreed to implement stringent measures to tackle misinformation and disinformation following a 2019 federal government request.
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Timely tech sector code on disinformation

14 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

This past year, the digital industry ramped up their efforts to combat misinformation and disinformation, adapting policies, directing people to official information, and initiating new collaborations with researchers.
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FMG confirms 380 jobs impacted as Iron Bridge cost blowout hits contractors

FMG CEO Elizabeth Gaines said the company was working closely with contractors to support redeployment to other Fortescue sites where possible. Read more ...

Liberatore shrugs off concerns about interchange rule

Premiership Western Bulldog Tom Liberatore has shrugged off concerns about the AFL's new interchange rule, saying the Bulldogs have the midfield depth to combat fatigue in... Read more ...

Missing patient with Brazilian Covid strain is FOUND after nationwide hunt 

Missing patient with Brazilian Covid strain is FOUND after nationwide hunt 

To date, six cases of the variant of concern have been found in the UK - three in Scotland and three in England. A public appeal had been made for one of those people in... Read more ...

Tour of South Africa to be rescheduled ‘as soon as possible': Hockley

The interim Cricket Australia chief executive does not want the dispute with Cricket South Africa to reach ICC level. Read more ...

‘A slippery slope': Dragons question ‘scary' NRL stance on Norman brawl

Corey Norman's teammates have expressed about becoming public targets after the NRL rejected a self-defence argument from the Dragon about his involvement in a street fight. Read more ...

Houli expected to miss, star Blues recruit suspended, Roos star hurt

Richmond is expected to be without all-Australian defender Bachar Houli against the Blues, who have a series of selection posers ahead of the season-opener. North Melbourne's... Read more ...

Debate welcome, but no immediate plans to drop ‘W' from BBL: Hockley

Interim Cricket Australia chief executive Nick Hockley has responded to the call from World Cup winner Meg Lanning to change the name of the women's T20 tournament. Read more ...

Rodda to take massive pay cut - and spurn Waratahs - to come home

The Wallabies lock will sacrifice as much as $700,000 to return to Australian rugby in 2022, and, in a shock twist, is set to knock back NSW and sign for the Force. Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Britain's daily Covid cases drop to 5,947 and deaths fall by...

Coronavirus UK: Britain's daily Covid cases drop to 5,947 and deaths fall by a third

The latest infection figures, released late this evening by Public Health England, show a thirty per cent drop week-on-week compared to last Friday, when more than 8,500 cases... Read more ...

Coronavirus: UK care home visitors urged to get a Covid vaccine as soon as...

Coronavirus: UK care home visitors urged to get a Covid vaccine as soon as possible

Updated guidance from the Department of Health said that people who wanted to visit care homes in England should take up the offer of a Covid vaccine as soon as they are... Read more ...