We are proud to present two brilliant policy analysis pieces on “Disinformation” by the Technology & Innovation’s Policy Centre’s Tanya Lim and the Global Health Policy Centre’s Anu Rachel Joseph!
Fighting Fake News Without Destroying Freedom of Speech – Lessons from Singapore
Fake news dissemination is the plague of modern society. It interferes with elections, raises fears and inflames conflicts. There is no doubt that society should adopt measures to mitigate the damaging effects of its spread. Many countries have attempted to address the issue of online disinformation; however, it appears that policymakers are failing to adequately confront this challenge. Most anti-fake news laws are assailed as forms of censorship that attempt to suppress opposition. Is it possible to create anti-fake news legislation without infringing upon freedom of speech?
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