Moderate globally, impact locally: A series on content moderation in the Global South · Global Voices

‘Content moderation raises difficult challenges…’ Public domain image. This article was written by Michael Karanicolas, a Resident Fellow at Yale Law School where he leads the Wikimedia Initiative on Intermediaries and Information as part of the Information Society Project. It is the first in a series of papers published by the initiativeContinue Reading

Antibiotic resistance: cheap diagnostic test could be a saviour

Michael Moloney/Shutterstock With the world’s attention focused on combating COVID-19, it is easy to forget the other significant threat to public health and the global economy – the rapid rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Yet the problem has not disappeared. Indeed, the pandemic is probably accelerating it. Predicted to causeContinue Reading

The Conversation

As Europe faces a resurgence of coronavirus, having loosened strict lockdowns, one of the most important policy questions is how people can safely social distance in crowded places. Our ability to accommodate maximum safety and capacity has been greatly reduced during the pandemic, raising concerns about the future layout ofContinue Reading

Despite attacks on press freedom, Nicaragua’s digital media landscape is still flourishing · Global Voices

At least 24 new media outlets have been created since 2018 Montage of screenshots and logos from Nicaraguan and Central American media outlets by Global Voices, used with permission. Press freedom in Nicaragua faces multiple challenges, including political persecution by President Ortega’s administration coupled with a lack of access toContinue Reading