Social media executives could spend up to three years in prison and their firms be fined 10 per cent of their turnover if they fail to quickly remove violent material from their platforms, according to a new law proposed by the Australian government
The 18th edition of the Arab Media Forum (AMF), kicked off on Wednesday at Dubai World Trade Centre, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
Sheikh Mohammed also called on media organisations to develop their human capital, which will continue to be the base for innovation and creativity.
The Arab Media Forum (AMF 2019) concluded in Dubai on Thursday with a glittering award ceremony honouring winners of the 18th Arab Journalism Award.
Under the theme “Emirati Women…Status and Empowerment”, the Al Khaleej Research Unit at Dar Al Khaleej for Press, Publishing and Advertising in Sharjah will hold at its headquarters the 19th edition of its annual conference on Saturday, April 27, 2019 in the presence of officials, dignitaries, academics and university students.
Students from schools all across the United Arab Emirates took part in the AUS Media Day held yesterday on April 17 at the American University of Sharjah (AUS).
Soon students in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) will learn about fake news, security, social media algorithms and privacy, in the latest curriculum update and launch of new course, digital society.
Dr Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research, won the Taryam and Abdullah Omran Press Award in its 6th version of 2018, for his article in Al Ittihad newspaper, under the headline “Arabic Language under Change .. Difficulties and Challenges”.
Following its success in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi, Sharjah Media City (Shams) conducted the UAE Entertainment Experience’s audition in Dubai. Audition for the first of its kind film production project in the Arab world was held at the Roxy Cinema City Walk, Dubai.