How can newspapers survive? By measuring their social impact

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Charlton, Writer “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” – Thomas Jefferson, 1787 (“Letter to […]

Heard about deepfakes? Don’t panic. Prepare

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Samuel Gregory, Programme Director, WITNESS You may have noticed the panic around the threat of ‘deepfakes’. They are one form of so-called ‘synthetic media’, which draw on advances in AI and machine learning to change elements of a […]

Draghi strives to control the unruly exploitation of financial markets by banking leviathans

During the past few weeks, financial markets sharks have been sending stock and bond prices and money parities wildly up and down, while busy securing for themselves hefty short term gains. Obviously, this is to the detriment of the real economy, where values are produced by technology and sweat. In Europe and, partly, in the […]