Posts Tagged ‘fake news’

The threat of ‘deepfake’ to Malaysia

Malaysia needs to keep ahead of these challenges, especially when technological advancements are expected to grow rapidly
by AZREEN HANI / pic credit: ...

PR Summit 2019 addresses trust building and fake news

by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / pic by ARIF KARTONO
REPUTATION and trust are considered challenging issues in the contemporary digital world. To address the ...

Dr M: False and fake news spread faster than truth

by LYDIA NATHAN / pic by ARIF KARTONO
Social media platforms should work with governments to overcome technical challenges, generate positive changes ...

S’pore passes ‘fake news’ bill

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Singapore’s lawmakers passed a bill to combat “fake news” after two days of debate about who gets to define what’s true and ...

Singapore’s fake news bill set to become law in 2H

The aim is to equip S’poreans with facts so they can engage in public discourse, says minister
SINGAPORE • Singapore’s fake news laws will likely come ...

Singapore isn’t waiting for Facebook to crack down on fake news

Bill also intends to impose criminal sanctions including fines of up to RM3m and 10 years in prison
By BLOOMBERG SINGAPORE • Singapore plans to ...

UK MPs: Facebook ‘digital gangsters’ who spread fake news

LONDON • A scathing British parliamentary report yesterday branded Facebook “digital gangsters” who failed to fight the spread of fake news and violated ...

Taliban confronts fake news and social media in propaganda war

According to an expert, the Taliban have discovered that truth has a greater impact than fiction
ISLAMABAD • Fighting “fake” news, wrestling with ...

Why smart people may be more likely to fall for fake news

By Faye Flam / BLOOMBERG
One might suspect scientists of belabouring the obvious with the recent study called “Belief in Fake News is Associated ...

Singapore set to tackle spread of fake news with new laws

The govt is also engaging with major tech companies such as Google and Facebook on how to legislate the recommendations
By ...

How real news is worse than fake news

By Tyler Cowen / BLOOMBERG
As PROBLEMATIC as “fake news” is, and as dangerous as the label can be, maybe “true news” is equally corrosive. The ...

Trade war winner is who loses least as US duties loom

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • US President Donald Trump’s assertion that trade wars are “good and easy to win” is fake news, if economists are to be ...