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UK’s Broadcasting Authority Gets Responsibility For Policing Web And Social Media

It will be the job of Ofcom to “ensur[e] that firms such as Twitter and Facebook comply with a new legal ‘duty of care’ requiring them to protect their users from illegal material. … Under the government’s original proposals, outlined in last year’s online harms white paper, a website that does not fulfil that duty of care would face a fine, its senior managers could be held criminally liable or the regulator could demand access to the site be blocked entirely.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Facebook, UK, Media, Ofcom, Broadcasting Authority, 02.11.20

Ireland: Election Guidance From The Broadcasting Authority Of Ireland And The Data Protection Commission - Ronan Daly Jermyn

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland ("BAI") has published updated guidelines in respect of election coverage (the "Guidelines").
Tags: News, Ireland, Broadcasting Authority, Broadcasting Authority of Ireland BAI, Ronan Daly Jermyn

Zimbabwe: Masiyiwa's Kwese TV to Operate in Zimbabwe After High Court Reverses Ban

[New Zimbabwe] THE High Court on Friday lifted the ban by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe on Dr Dish, allowing it to distribute Kwese TV content in Zimbabwe following an urgent chamber application.
Tags: News, Zimbabwe, New Zimbabwe, Broadcasting Authority, Kwesé TV, Masiyiwa

IBA workers cry foul over ban on expressing political opinions

Reporters for Israel's Broadcasting Authority were fuming on Thursday over a clause approved by the Knesset in a late-night session Wednesday barring journalists from expressing their opinions on-air. The offending clause was part of an amendment to a law mandating the formation of a new public broadcasting body.
Tags: Israel, Knesset, Broadcasting Authority