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Living 27 Nov 2016 | 6:09 AM

It’s not Facebook's fake news fail, it’s ours

Fake news on the site helped get Donald Trump elected, say some. Well, who said we have to believe everything we read in our social media feeds? Check your facts and think critically lah.

Living 01 Apr 2018 | 8:30 AM

Contradictheory: But how can it be fake news if I believe it's true?

Contradictheory columnist Dzof Azmi has one simple solution to fighting fake news on social media: just check its content before you post it or share it.

TECH 21 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

One cop’s fight against fake news is saving lives in India

Local musicians are already singing about the evils of fake news when police superintendent Rema Rajeshwari’s convoy rolls up to the dusty village square in one of India’s poorest communities. “Don’t believe these things,” a performer cries out to the crowd.

Business 10 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Why bother with laws on fake news?

The alternative view by M. Shanmugam FAKE news spreads faster and reaches out to more people than real news. Fake news is not spread by robots on computer programmes but by people.

Nation 09 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

Beware of tsunami of fake news

TODAY we can expect a “tsunami of fake news”.

Nation 20 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

Education key to curbing fake news

PETALING JAYA: While authorities are mulling heavier penalties to curb the spread of fake news, public consensus on the matter is that Malaysians need to be first made aware and educated on the dangers and consequences of fake news.

Nation 04 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

Zahid: Creators and propagators of fake news will pay heavy price

HUTAN MELINTANG: The creators and propagators of fake news will be punished for their wrong­doings, says Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

TECH 09 Jun 2019 | 11:30 PM

Americans think fake news is big problem, blame politicians

Half of US adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it, according to a new survey.

TECH 11 Jan 2019 | 2:30 AM

Older people, conservatives more likely to share fake news: study

Facebook users aged 65 plus and conservatives are more likely to share fake news on the platform than younger or more liberal counterparts, according to a new study published Jan 9.

TECH 23 Aug 2018 | 11:07 AM

Fake news adds to India’s flood torment

Cristiano Ronaldo has not donated US$11mil (RM45.17mil) to the Kerala flood disaster fund and there are no cracks in a key dam, but India’s fake news machine has been working overtime to fuel confusion and fear.