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Understanding The New Ordinance On Fake News Relating to Covid-19, Emergency

Wathshlah Naidu, Executive Director, Centre For Independent Journalism

12-Mar-21 18:00

Understanding The New Ordinance On Fake News Relating to Covid-19, Emergency

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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