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Fake News: WHO denies issuing warning of 50,000 COVID-19 deaths in India by April 15

India has so far reported over 1,26,86,049 COVID-19 cases. The death toll in the country has gone up to 1,65,547

06 Apr 2021 1:35 PM

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | New online, digital code fails to empower users

Fake news is a significant reason that media literacy has emerged strongly in the education curricula around the world

02 Mar 2021 10:20 AM

AA Edit | Hate squad’s dangerous agenda

So frightening has the monster of social media grown that it is causing concern about the cohesiveness of our Armed Forces

16 Oct 2020 11:05 AM

Fake news more dangerous than paid news; media must follow self-regulation: Javadekar

Several countries all over the world have been affected by the fake news menace

27 Aug 2020 1:44 PM

Court summons Alibaba, its founder Jack Ma on complaint of spreading fake news

The judge has also sought written responses from the company and its executives within 30 days, according to the summons

26 Jul 2020 2:31 PM

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Thanks to conspiracy theories, Australians are refusing to test for COVID-19

Health officials in southern state of Victoria pled with the public to get themselves tested and to ignore disinformation spreading online

03 Jul 2020 12:40 PM

Facebook bends to pressure, says will flag even Trump's post, if it violates rules

Unilever became the latest and one of the biggest advertisers to join several other brands that have stopped placing ads on Facebook.

27 Jun 2020 4:36 PM

What are you doing about fake news, EU asks Google, Facebook, wants monthly reports

Open up and offer more evidence that measures taken are working well, European Commission Vice President Vera Jourova says.

10 Jun 2020 7:39 PM

Amitabh Bachchan, Anand Mahindra face flak over fake news

Anxious billionaires tweet psuedo-science miracles to whole wide world

28 Apr 2020 2:06 AM

AA Edit: Media freedom is vital as India battles Covid-19

For a government that hardly ever acts against the WhatsApp rumour mill, it's a bit disingenuous to point a fake news finger at the media

02 Apr 2020 11:22 AM

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Fake news about coronavirus being spread by Russia to worsen crisis in US, Europe, says EU

An internal EU document warned that pro-Kremlin media outlets were promoting disinformation to undermine trust in healthcare systems

18 Mar 2020 10:09 PM

Beware of fake news, you can't self-test for coronavirus

Social media is filling up with fake news on COVID-19 despite steps taken by Facebook, Google, and Twitter to curb misleading information

13 Mar 2020 7:20 PM

As coronavirus misinformation spreads on social media, Facebook removes posts

The coronavirus outbreak has stoked a wave of anti-China sentiment around the globe.

03 Feb 2020 9:12 AM

India to tweak proposed content regulations to ease burden on some - sources

The rules are part of India’s broader efforts to tackle disinformation and “fake news”.

09 Jan 2020 1:36 PM

Chinese diplomat blames the West of spreading fake news

China faced criticism for it's role against Hong Kong protests and ethnic groups in Xinjiang region.

20 Dec 2019 9:06 PM

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Facebook issues corrective label on user's post under new Singapore fake news law

Singapore’s law is the first to demand that Facebook publish corrections when directed to do so by the government.

01 Dec 2019 6:41 PM

China seeks to root out fake news and deepfakes with new online content rules

New rules include a ban on the publishing & distribution of “fake news” created with technologies such as AI and VR.

01 Dec 2019 1:18 PM

Singapore tells Facebook to correct user's post in test of 'fake news' laws

The government said in a statement that it had issued an order requiring Facebook “to publish a correction notice.”

30 Nov 2019 10:41 AM

Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for first time over Facebook post

Singapore says it is particularly vulnerable to fake news because of its position as a global financial hub.

25 Nov 2019 6:00 PM

Ayodhya Verdict: Himachal police warns against circulation of fake news

The apex court is likely to pronounce judgment at 10:30 am in Ayodhya case.

09 Nov 2019 10:37 AM

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