Tag: fake news
Former AFP editor-in-chief Eric Wishart says reporters should check the facts and reveal the truth.
Facebook has 30,000 people working on the issue of the safety of the platform, up from less than 3,000 people two years ago.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says the mainstream media should not be used as a tool to promote private projects that have not obtained approval or even serious consideration.
Many social media users switched to virtual private networks (VPNs) or the TOR network to bypass the order and keep communication open.
Twitter added this new feature to help curb any attempts to undermine the process of registering to vote or engaging in the electoral process.
The world’s largest democracy represents a key proving ground for Silicon Valley’s battered disinformation amplifier.
It was the former deputy minister's father who passed away.
The new Singapore measures require online sites to show corrections to false or misleading claims and take down falsehoods in serious cases.
Singapore will be joining countries like France and Germany in adopting legislation to counter fake news.
The measures will include requiring online outlets to show corrections or display warnings about online falsehoods so that readers can see all sides.
Blogs and Facebook have become prime spaces to spread false news and the consumer must be prepared to take responsibility for verifying the news before sharing it.
The 'fake news' claimed two election commissioners had been sacked and 600,000 illegitimate ballots were mixed into the vote count during Thailand's recent election.
Deputy minister says no one has been investigated even though the Act is still enforced.
Trump accused journalists of covering the Russia probe unfairly.
These reports, disseminated through WhatsApp, resemble those of news websites and DAP's own news organ, Roketkini.
The proposed legislation is expected to be tabled in Parliament by July.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) made its proposal amid wider media reforms taking place in Australia
Brussels is keen to address the threat of fake news or foreign interference during campaigning for the European Parliament elections in May.
FB user uploads photo of DPM with the caption: 'After Azmin Ali was admitted to hospital, it is now Wan Azizah Ismail's turn.'
It denies news portal's report that any such travel package must go through Tabung Haji, not private agencies.
Duterte's spokesman Salvador Panelo says the Philippine President remains in robust health and blames 'fake news' disseminated by opponents for such rumours.
Those who share information from websites known to garner fake news tend to be older and self-identified to be conservative in the political spectrum.
The 34-year-old says guards at a bank sexually harassed her.
Leong Sze Hian says all he did was to share an article alleging the prime minister had helped Najib Razak to launder 1MDB funds.