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When fake news, censorship make it harder to tackle a coronavirus
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When fake news, censorship make it harder to tackle a coronavirus

February 3rd, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
It's true that fake news spreads as fast as a coronavirus. But not having the right information in time to make the right decision is also...
Unwise to put onus on Facebook to protect users’ data, prevent fake news
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Unwise to put onus on Facebook to protect users’ data, prevent fake news

March 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Governments can and should compel the likes of Facebook to be more transparent about their practices, but they should not be depended on as the arbiters of...
Is using Facebook as bad as smoking cigarettes?
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Is using Facebook as bad as smoking cigarettes?

January 24th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Though Facebook wants to moderate some of the extreme elements of the network, it is rather late now to set new rules after the game has kicked...
To counter fake news, Singapore needs media literacy, more credible media options
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To counter fake news, Singapore needs media literacy, more credible media options

January 11th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
What needs strengthening are more credible news sources, as well as the media literacy in people to discern fact from...