“I know Malta,” said another crook.

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2020-10-15T07:21:05+02:00Tue, 13th Oct '20, 15:18|

Updated 15 October 2020 at 07:20 Link here to a response by right of reply from Jean-Philippe Chetcuti. Cyprus has announced on Twitter today it is no longer selling its passports. That happened after controversy that followed a sting operation by journalists of Al Jazeera last August who had the Speaker of the Cypriot Parliament [...]

License to say the truth

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2020-10-13T09:09:16+02:00Tue, 13th Oct '20, 09:09|

Some people argue that journalists should be licensed, like lawyers or engineers, so that people who read or watch their work know they are qualified to do it and if they conduct themselves unprofessionally their licence is withdrawn and they are prevented from working anymore. The argument goes that there is so much fake news [...]

‘Dataleaks’ court action launched

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2020-10-13T08:09:30+02:00Tue, 13th Oct '20, 08:09|

An application for a collective action, brought by more than 620 claimants, has been filed before Malta’s Civil Courts against C-Planet (IT Solutions) Limited for ​breaching data protection laws​. The initiative for the collective action was led by the Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation and Repubblika. The application requests the Court to quantify and award the [...]

GUEST POST: Pinokkju

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2020-10-13T07:55:47+02:00Tue, 13th Oct '20, 07:55|

“The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!” - Tennessee Williams Pinocchio is a fictional character and the protagonist of the children's novel The Adventures of Pinocchio written in 1883 by Italian author Carlo Collodi. Pinocchio was carved as a wooden puppet by a woodcarver named Geppetto in a [...]

PODCAST: An interview with Daphne

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2020-10-13T07:32:18+02:00Tue, 13th Oct '20, 07:32|

Manuel Delia · An Interview with Daphne In 1998, Daphne was a young journalist in her early 30s. She had already made her mark by then. She had been in journalism less than 10 years and yet by then journalism in Malta was already very different than when she first stepped in. Eddie Iles is [...]