Understanding The New Ordinance On Fake News Relating to Covid-19, Emergency
Wathshlah Naidu, Executive Director, Centre For Independent Journalism
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The new ordinance gives the government sweeping powers on tackling fake news. Civil society have criticised the law, saying it severely harms freedom of speech. We speak to CIJ to understand how the law impacts us.
Image Source: William Krause, Unsplash
Produced by: Kelvin Yee
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan
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Tags: Evening Edition, Policy and Governence, Social Issues, Fake News, Free Speech, Social Media,