Newsletter launched to debunk fake news


  • Metro News
  • Saturday, 18 Nov 2017

The Seri Samak taskforce distributing the newsletters and explaining various Government Initiatives to the rural folk in Hutan Melintang.

A NEWSLETTER to promote programmes by the Government and to debunk fake and seditious news against the Government and leaders was launched in Hutan Melintang.

Launched by Seri Samak MIC assistant secretary M. Saravanabavan, he said the newsletter titled “Hutan Melintang Gemilang” was an effort to ensure accurate information reached the grassroots and rural folks.

He said the newsletter would also outline their vision, and development plans for Hutan Melintang.

“Our team is already on the ground meeting the people, and explaining to them the various governmental programmes available, and how the people of Hutan Melintang can take advantage of the initiatives.

“As the General Election approaches, there are a lot of unverified news looming about.

“With most of the population of Hutan Melintang being rural folks, it is very important for our taskforce to be on the ground to give them accurate information,” he said.

Saravanabavan reminded the people of Hutan Melintang to always scrutinise any news or information, especially those from social media.


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