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Poynter: A new fact-checking coalition is launching in Japan

Poynter: A new fact-checking coalition is launching in Japan. “Unlike in neighboring South Korea, where ‘fact check’ has become a widely recognized buzzword, in Japan the word calls to mind something foreign. 26 more words

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dreams of ordinary men

When I think of the things I’d like to see on the drug reform issues front.. I keep hearing the old Kiwi song by Dragon.. ‘the Dreams of ordinary men’.. 199 more words

proznconz of status quo

It seems that NZers will have a ‘choice’ on 23/9/17.. that many are seeing as ‘coke v pepsi’ (2 biggest political parties).. but according to media, it will be ‘status quo’ (on… 445 more words

University of Colorado Boulder: Fake news outlets have more media impact than fact-checking outlets

University of Colorado Boulder: Fake news outlets have more media impact than fact-checking outlets. “Last year, fake news websites had about twice as much influence on the media landscape as fact-checking websites did, according to a new study co-authored by a CU Boulder researcher. 30 more words

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Shanmugam sets out strategies in battle against fake news

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

The battle against fake news needs to be fought on several fronts.

Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam made the point yesterday as he underlined the importance of strengthening media literacy, even as Singapore prepares to introduce new legislation next year to curb fabricated stories. 1,035 more words

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Shanmugam: Law to be introduced next year to combat fake news

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Mr Shanmugam said an earlier survey showed more than nine in 10 Singaporeans supported stronger laws to ensure fake news is removed or corrected. 820 more words

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