Multiple outages cripple social media, government and websites, including Guardian, FT.com, Reddit and Amazon, across the world caused by a failure at Fastly, a US-based cloud computing services provider.
Reporters sans Frontieres calls upon the International Criminal Court to determine whether Israeli air strikes on a Gaza building housing media outlets constituted a war crime.
Broadcast Minister Kris Faafoi tells representatives of both Google and Facebook to reach deals which will help the country's struggling media sector.
Facebook followed Google in agreeing to negotiate paid arrangements with Australian media, leading the government to water down the arbitration requirements.
The tech giant has been striking deals with publishers that will provide news for its News Showcase, showing Australia its proposal to force Google and Facebook to pay local news companies for content was unnecessary.
Canberra insists Google and Facebook should pay media organisations instead of blocking their content.
New report published by Reuters Institute says the global pandemic will have a "dramatic and unequal impact on independent news media, with few winners, and many losers."
The novel coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 41.45 million people and taken more than 1.13 million lives worldwide. Here are the updates for October 22:
The Covid-19 pandemic has infected more than 41 million, claiming at least 1.12 million lives around the world. Here are updates for October 21:
Covid-19 continues to take a toll on the media industry, as organisations downsize amid a dramatic shortfall in advertising revenues.
AAP's more than 170 journalists will stop working by June 26. Its Pagemasters editorial production service will also close at the end of August, the company said.
The US State Department released its annual human rights report on Wednesday referring to the ‘Israeli-occupied’ Golan Heights as ‘Israeli-controlled’.
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