NSO Group has been placed on a US blacklist by the Biden administration after it determined the Israeli spyware maker has acted “contrary to the foreign policy and national security interests of the US”. Continue reading
Ten publishers are responsible for 69% of digital climate change denial content on Facebook, a new study from the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) has found. The outlets, which the report labels the “toxic ten”, include several conservative websites in the US, as well as Russian state media.
Breitbart, a far-right news site once run by former Trump strategist Steve Bannon
Western Journal, a Conservative news site
Newsmax, which has previously been sued for promoting election fraud conspiracies
Townhall Media, founded by the Exxon-funded Heritage Foundation
Media Research Center, a “thinktank” that received funding from Exxon
Washington Times, founded by self-proclaimed messiah Sun Myung Moon
The Federalist Papers, a site that has promoted Covid misinformation
Daily Wire, a conservative news site that is of the most engaged-with publishers on Facebook
Russian state media, pushing disinformation via RT.com and Sputnik News
Patriot Post, a conservative site whose writers use pseudonyms
More than 100 world leaders have signed a historic pact to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by 2030, in a deal that has been hailed by some observers as one of the “first major outcomes” from the COP26 Climate Summit.
In his address to world leaders at the event, Johnson is expected to hail the new agreement – which reportedly has been signed by governments responsible for the 85 per cent of the world’s forests – as an “unprecedented” step forward for efforts to tackle the climate and biodiversity crises.
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