What is fake news? Educational materials have been prepared by National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) for the European Media Literacy Week
The latest initiative of the European Commission, the European Media Literacy Week, takes place between 18 and 22 March. On this occasion, the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) assembled infographics and relevant lesson plans about fake news, which are suitable for use at schools, and recommends sponsored online articles for adult audiences.
NMHH’s Internet Hotline to take action against unauthorised online sharing of images and videos in February campaign
In 2018, two reports of online infringement were submitted a day to the Internet Hotline (IH), the legal advisory service of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH), with the most common categories being phishing and content made accessible without consent.
“Yes awkward” campaign reloaded: a microsite to provide guidance and vloggers to offer advice in support of safer internet use for kids
The campaign launched by the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) to raise awareness of its Internet Hotline legal advisory service continues this year as well.
By way of encouragement: 3 points about threatening internet challenges
Over the past few weeks, news from Japan, Argentina as well as Europe reported a scary internet phenomenon mostly targeting children.
Third NMHH media literacy education centre to open in Sopron
Another 9,000 children will have the chance to get involved in interactive media awareness sessions every year.
“Yes awkward”: the new campaign of the NMHH explains online infringements using emojis
The advertisements mainly targeting children of 11 to 16 years of age provide guidance for recognizing problems as well as dealing with them.
INHOPE Annual Report: last year, the hotlines of the world were involved in removing nearly 260 thousand paedophile recordings
INHOPE, the international organisation combating child sexual exploitation, published its report on the previous year. Its member Hotlines forwarded nearly 260 thousand paedophile videos and images to its central database and subsequently to the various national law enforcement partners.
Consciousness stirring in the Silicon valley: those who got you hooked are trying to get you kick the habit?
Data management scandals, a CEO testifying to the US Senate, EU data protection pressure and the prospect of European taxes – just a handful of challenges that the greatest social media companies must face. Multinational tech firms are trying to regain the trust of users with social responsibility – at least that is what the recent Google and Instagram announcements hint at. New telephone modes, user self-scrutiny and activity monitors set to be introduced.
A new algorithm takes up the fight against sexual predators
Nearly 13 percent of children chatting online have received unwanted sexual solicitations. Researchers at Purdue University in the USA have now developed an algorithm which is capable of identifying sexual predators online.
Is the Internet willing to forget, after all?
According to the latest report by Google, European users have requested it to remove over 2.4 million URLs in the past four years.
Germany takes firm action against hate speech in social media
Even in the preparatory phase, the opponents to the legislation expressed their concern that in fear of high penalties, private companies would likely remove problematic content without thorough reasons and thereby curtail freedom of speech.
NMHH participates in European Cybersecurity Month again
The campaign is designed to raise public awareness to the importance of cybersecurity and data protection, and educate citizens on how to protect themselves in the cyberspace.
Say No! – international campaign against online child sexual coercion and extortion
The short film prepared as part of the ‘Say No!’ campaign raises awareness to the grave consequences of carelessly sharing intimate pictures and videos.
The responsible media must know the recommended editorial principles for the presentation of suicides
It is not in the interest of children if the media presents news of suicides from unverified sources in sensationalist and romantic style or publishes excessive reports of the Blue Whale challenge allegedly pushing several youngsters abroad to suicide.
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