The Future of Digital Publishing: The Guardian x Social Media Week 2020
The Social Media Week Lagos 2020 gets underway in a few days and The Guardian will be hosting two sessions. First, we’d take a look at how creators can balance timely content availability with premium audience satisfaction without compromising on either. Finally, we’d look at the global phenomenon called hate speech and how it can be regulated in Nigeria without misuse and abuse of power.
Nigeria bill aims at punishing hate speech with death
Nigeria is preparing legislation that could mean the death sentence for anyone found guilty of hate speech. It is also contemplating new media laws that have earned it the accusation of trying to curtail free speech.
Unpacking Nigeria’s controversial hate speech bill
The spokesman for the Nigerian Senate says the hate speech bill will have to pass a second reading and a public hearing among all other necessary processes before it can be passed. Joining CNBC Africa to unpack Nigeria’s controversial Hate Speech Bill is Valentine Utulu, Managing Partner at Legal Crest.
Twitter CEO Dorsey on Hate Speech, Tech Regulation
Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Jack Dorsey discusses the need for free expression while addressing hate speech and harrassment on the company's platform, the outlook for social media regulation, and user engagement efforts.
Why Facebook’s profit margin is shrinking
Facebook Inc.'s spending has increased by $7 billion, or 47 percent, this year through Sept. 30, and many of those costs are unrelated to safeguard its social network against foreign propaganda and hate speech.