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With increasing usage of internet as main platform of social media for us to communicate and as source of news replacing traditional printed media, corporate and government starts to pay more attention to the problems and consequence of “fake news “ and its impact on society at large.
Quote “The relevance of fake news has increased in post-truth politics. For media outlets, the ability to attract viewers to their websites is necessary to general online advertising revenue. If publishing a story with false content attracts users, it may be worthy of producing in order to benefit advertisers and ratings. Easy access to online advertisement revenue, increased political polarization, and the popularity of social media…. “
The latest fake news saga in Singapore :
AGC has written to man who posted ‘fake news’ about lawyer who defended City Harvest Church leaders. ( full story here )
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