Category Archives: International

Trump’s Fox cheerleader ‘had conflict of interest’

In the US, the Late Show’s Stephen Colbert relished the discovery that Fox News host Sean Hannity had defended Donald Trump’s lawyer without disclosing that he too was a client. Watch here.

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Freedom risk as Europe tackles social media hate

Concerns were raised about efforts in Europe and the UK to tackle online hate and harassment, including by making social media platforms more transparent. As US writer Mathew Ingram reported in the Columbia Journalism Review, there was a risk of inhibiting free speech. Note that US law gives greater latitude on free speech, which is protected in the Constitution.