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  • 01/02/2016 - 08:30 - innovation

    Video verification on the web: AFP partner of the InVID european project

    In January 2016, an international research group involving Agence France-Presse (AFP) started a three year “Innovation Action” to detect fake videos and eliminate them from news reports and protect the reputations of responsible media providers.

  • 25/01/2016 - 09:30 - prize

    John Mac Dougall gets award at prestigious photojournalism competition in Germany

    AFP's Berlin based photographer John MacDougall was on Monday, January 25th awarded 2nd prize in Germany's "Rueckblende" competition.

  • 19/01/2016 - 13:00 -

    AFP announces new bureau in North Korea

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) announced Tuesday it will open a bureau in Pyongyang, becoming only the second global news agency to establish a permanent presence in the North Korean capital.

  • 02/12/2015 - 09:45 - prize

    Thai reporter received 2015 AFP Kate Webb Prize

    Thai investigative journalist Mutita Chuachang received yesterday evening December 1, 2015 at the FCCT in Bangkok, the 2015 Kate Webb Prize from Agence France-Presse (AFP) for her independent reporting on human rights including Thailand’s draconian use of the royal defamation law.