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Training journalists in the era of fake news

Technology is not the answer as the journalist of tomorrow needs to be educated on how to discern what’s real and fake.

It’s crazy talk, BN leaders laugh off infographic on Umno-PAS Cabinet

Politicians from the coalition and other opposition leaders are in the dark over a viral picture depicting a Cabinet line-up should they take over Putrajaya in GE15.

It’s fake, says Touch ‘n Go of special ‘Anwar Ibrahim edition’...

Several Facebook postings show the 'Anwar Ibrahim edition' card being sold at RM50, RM150 and RM250 per piece.

Politicians and their obsession with fake degrees

Can we trust politicians who have no qualms about using a fake degree when they declare their assets to the public?

Photo of Altantuya with 2 men presented in court a fake,...

However, Altantuya's cousin Burmaa Oyunchimeg says Altantuya showed her a slightly different photograph taken in Paris which featured the same three people.

Shopowner fined RM25,000 for having fake Nike, Puma jerseys

Lee Soon Chieng pleaded guilty to possessing over 1,200 jerseys.

Thai cops issue arrest warrants over fake rape story

A British tourist was allegedly rape in Koh Samui.

EPF warns members of fake website

EPF says contents were false and did not come from the agency.

Fake gynaecologist jailed for years of assault and fraud

A man who pretended to be a gynaecologist and fertility specialist for a decade was labelled a "base charlatan" by a Melbourne judge and jailed for more than nine years.

Ukrainian president defends faking journalist’s murder

"If we must defend freedom of the press, if we must protect journalists, we must employ these type of techniques," he added.

Sarawak PKR denies FB posting on motion to abolish religion in...

It says the posting allegedly made by Miri MP Dr Michael Teo Yu Keng is fake.

Facebook shut over half-a-billion fake accounts

Facebook axed 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said Tuesday, detailing how it enforces "community standards" against sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech.

Fake news, PMO says of recording on Rosmah

The Prime Minister's Office urges the public to use their judgment when presented with such allegations.

Court denies Sivarasa’s bid to postpone internet abuse trial

There are no special circumstances to grant a stay in the case, says High Court.

Girl not raped but approached by madman, say police

Tawau cops respond to viral claims on social media that girl, aged 10, had been raped.

Spectacles or bra? Umno irked by doctored poster

An irate Umno chief wants the fake poster to be investigated under the Anti-Fake News Act.

Australian linked to fake ‘Black Lives Matter’ Facebook page

A high-level Australian union official was suspended Tuesday amid claims he was involved in a fake "Black Lives Matter" Facebook page that raked in thousands of dollars in donations.

No need for police report, says Nik Abduh on ‘PAS-Umno’ recording

The Pasir Mas MP says it is just a political ploy ahead of GE14.

Give balanced, fair reports, Salleh tells foreign media

He says there are always speculative reports that try to project an image of strife in Malaysia whenever an election is held.

Fake Prince Albert ‘cons Monte Carlo high-flyers’

Crooks are reportedly impersonating top personalities in Monaco, including even Prince Albert II, to scam money from high-flying victims.

Penang woman’s video on grouses: Here are the facts

FMT takes a look at the claims made by a woman in the 'Isn't 10 years enough' video and provides a fact check on each item of claim.

Fake IC syndicates in Sabah under probe

Home ministry, through the National Registration Department and Immigration Department, closely watching entry points to detect fake MyKad holders.

Cops seize fake guns sold for RM800 to RM1,000

Trader is believed to have been selling fake firearms in Melaka for the past two months.

Trump and Kim fakes thank Olympics for kind welcome

The feuding 'world leaders' sparked excitement when they infiltrated the press area before being tackled by security.