Can We Fight Fake News Without Muzzling Media?

PUBLISHED ON: April 8, 2018 | Duration: 52 min, 06 sec

  
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With the Information and Broadcasting Ministry's dogged attempt to regulate news, first with an order that was revoked by PM Narendra Modi and then with one focusing on online content regulation, the issue of "fake news" has started gathering steam in India. While countries like Malaysia and Singapore frame draconian rules to regulate fake news, India struggles to find the right balance. On this episode of We The People, we ask: is fake news an inescapable by-product of the Data Age? Who decides what constitutes fake news? Is fake news journalism's new biggest challenge?
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