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  1. FILE PHOTO Commuters walk past an advertisement discouraging the dissemination of fake news at a tr

    Malaysian parliament throws out law against 'fake news'

    Malaysia's parliament on Thursday repealed a law against "fake news" introduced this year by the administration of former prime minister Najib Razak.
  2. Con With: Jack Dorsey 2

    Twitter will exist for a thousand years, says CEO Jack Dorsey

    Sitting down with Conversation With’s Lin Xueling, Mr Dorsey chats fighting Twitter bots, taking action on widely followed personalities and ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo is displayed on their website in an illustration photo taken in Borde

    Tech firms should be made liable for 'fake news' on sites: UK lawmakers

    Tech firms like Facebook should be made liable for "harmful and misleading" material on their websites and pay a levy so they can be regulated, ...
  4. Commuters walk past an advertisement discouraging the dissemination of fake news at a train station

    Commentary: People who share misinformation online rarely fact-check

    Biases might make you susceptible to manipulation on social media, say two observers from Indiana University.
  5. The WhatsApp messaging application is seen on a phone screen

    WhatsApp to fight hoax messages in India that led to lynchings

    Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger has told India that curbing the spread of false messages through its platform is a challenge that required a ...
  6. janil on fake news

    Fake news is a 'solvable problem' but tackling it with legislation could be difficult: Janil Puthucheary

    Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Janil Puthucheary says any possible legislation could come with compliance costs which ...
  7. TP fake reviews 3

    Commentary: Amid rampant online deceit, consumers need to grow up and beware

    We can all wish to go back to simpler days when trial and error were the primary factors that determined purchasing decisions but it's time to ...
  8. The "fake news" phenomenon grew when Donald Trump accused CNN of pushing "fake

    Commentary: An era of fake news, how the seeds of doubt are sown

    More people believe that major news outlets are reporting falsehoods, according to recent surveys and polls.
  9. Brussels is looking for ways to combat online extremism amid growing alarm about the use of sites

    ASEAN sets up framework to help countries combat fake news