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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I write this while sipping on my Bullet Proof Coffee — two whopping table spoons of coconut oil and butter. 692 more words
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
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