The WhatsApp messaging service began a week-long publicity campaign in Pakistan offering tips to spot fake news ahead of a general election.
Dear journalists, you are walking on the tightrope, and the reputation of the institution of journalism is in your hands. Even though arrows are being shot at you from every side, you can’t…
Indonesia is facing a flood of false information and hate speech on social media. Some of it is spread by groups that hide their political objectives behind matters of religion.
With the run-up to the 2018 general elections, which will be held on July 1, disinformation in the form of fake news is emerging on social media in Mexico.
Malaysia's government Monday pushed a law through parliament that makes "fake news" punishable by a maximum six-year jail term despite an outcry from critics.
Singapore activists criticized on Monday a parliamentary committee which is examining possible legislation to combat "fake news."
Indian police have arrested the editor of a website for publishing a fake report that Muslims had attacked a monk from the Jain faith.
The Malaysian government proposed a "fake news" law on Monday, which would carry a maximum 10-year jail term, including for articles published abroad.
Michel Gbagbo, son of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, has been fined and jailed for the spreading of "false news".
Indonesia launched a new cyber security agency Wednesday to tackle online religious extremism and a flood of fake news on social media.
While US President Trump continues to tweet about what he considers "fake news," Russia has taken production of falsified stories to an entirely new level.