Even though the constitution guarantees freedom of the press, the government does regulate some media print media are largely unregulated, and newspapers and magazines can print nearly anything as long as they don't slander anyone the internet has also gone largely unregulated, despite congressional efforts to. Lord leveson's exhaustive inquiry into the media is due to report on thursday with recommendations on the future regulation of the press and conduct between the press, politicians and police during eight months of hearings lord leveson heard from some witnesses - like ex-motorsport head max mosley. In may, deadly caste clashes led north indian authorities to block social media to prevent instigation of violence via whatsapp and facebook should social media be regulated. Social media firms should self-regulate on fake news, says eu report report is part of commission's consultation process on controlling 'disinformation' mon, mar 12, 2018, 18:18 patrick smyth in brussels dutch professor madeleine de cock buning welcomed the extent to which the giant social media companies such as. If we discount the outriders of the press regulation debate – those who believe everything is fine and no regulation is needed those who want tabloid editors subjected to tortures that would make torquemada blanch – a polarity emerges most people believe the phone hacking scandal and revelations in.
In my opinion, news media should grant a right of reply whether the law demands it or not if news companies are recalcitrant about this, you can see why people want it mandated in legislation it also seems to me what when we talk about the government regulating the press we also need to ask what the. Political experts agree that fake news and social media threaten democracy in southeast asia. As the extent of the country's social media problem is becoming clearer, there are more and varied calls to regulate social media four big questions are coming into focus. It is in the interest of every country to protect the integrity of the internet so that it is a tool for development, not a tool for destruction social media has reached a point where there is need to set standards suitable for public interest just like mainstream media is regulated in order to have quality content that.
There is no single or simple answer to the question `why regulate' and often the surface reasons given conceal other purposes (especially the interests of the state) even so, six general reasons for media regulation can be proposed, as follows: the management of what is arguably the key economic resource in the. Opinion: governments and citizens should consider the lack of oversight into how tech companies shape speech rights. Half of americans want to regulate news on social media report shows public is but they are divided on what to do about it: 49 per cent favour regulation of how websites provide news, while 47 per cent said the sites should be free to use whatever methods they choose despite these misgivings, 70 per. But even the legislators who are leading the charge on facebook's political ads have yet to press for broader regulatory action to rein in the company when asked whether warner considered facebook to be a monopoly, cohen, his spokesperson, demurred “he is talking to experts in this space on both.
The electromagnetic spectrum is a finite public resource and needs to be regulated, at least as far as frequencies are concerned therefore, media regulation started its development hand in hand with guaranteeing, promoting, and protecting freedom of expression in fact, the ultimate goal for regulating media should be to. Whether facebook and twitter consider themselves media companies, americans don't think they should be regulated as such. Should governments take action to prevent the spread of abusive content on the internet - or is such interference ultimately a form of censorship. State that they should not promote an 'inactive lifestyle' freetv australia and commercial radio australia have guidelines relating to the portrayal of suicide which arises from this concern about copycat behaviour acma the australian communication and media authority (acma) is a govern- ment body responsible for.
We could pretend this is not happening, but other nations have different views it is not just china that regulates the internet european governments are increasingly concerned with the falsehood, hate speech, and incitements to violence that populate cyberspace (and social media) they are concerned. Governments and social media companies are in the midst of a heated debate on how to regulate social media platforms this can often fall into finger-pointing and mutual suspicion for example, many governments believe that social media companies like facebook, twitter and youtube cannot be. Our saturday poll last week was on whether the government should control media responses from the 28 people who took the poll suggest that most people would want a freer media than a controlled media as far as restrictions related to geographical reach and content are concerned however, a.
Lusaka - zambia: by chanda mfula, university of sussex, united kingdom in this article, i leave aside – perhaps for another day – my considered argument that by worrying too much about how citizens are using social media, the zambian government seems to have gotten its regulatory vectors wrong, and.
So should the government regulate social media platforms — or is there another option in a recent white paper, the new york university stern center for businesses and human rights suggested another option based on their research — moderation from the social media companies themselves, with. Opponents hold that keeping social media unregulated is a protection of americans' free speech rights if the government is given the power to regulate social media, they argue, then it could also begin to regulate speech it deems derogatory to government officials government watchdogs, whistleblowers, and. Different types of media • some media regulation can apply to different types of media but in many instances, the form of delivery determines the kind of regulation • in a society with freedom of expression the media regulation should be as “light” as possible, adapted to the type of media • regulation is not restriction. Nick clegg has called for a shakeup of press regulation in the wake of the phone- hacking scandal, but what's the best way for newspapers to be policed by lisa o'carroll.