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Article Teach students how to spot fake news
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  27/07/2018
The article about Brazil requiring its school students to be educated on fake news prompts me to urge the local authorities to do likewise (Brazilian kids being schooled to fight fake news; July 14).
Fake news can trick most readers, unless they are reasonably educated and also aware of its objective.   (186 words)
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Article Students taught skills to spot fake news
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  04/08/2018
We refer to Mr Phillip Tan Fong Lip's letter (Teach students how to spot fake news; July 27) in which he asked if there are school programmes to teach students to discern fake news and its associated falsehoods.
The Ministry of Education (MOE) recognises the challenge that fake news presents for our students.   (295 words)
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Article Media Literacy Council sorry over post on fake news
By: TEE ZHUO,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  09/09/2019
Graphic in post listing satire as type of fake news had triggered outcry among netizens The Media Literacy Council (MLC) has apologised for a Facebook post featuring a graphic that described satire as a type of fake news, which got netizens up in arms for being fake news itself.   (433 words)
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Article Right to let ministers act swiftly on fake news, says Iswaran
By: THAM YUEN-C SENIOR POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  04/03/2020
And the use of the fake news law during this period has reinforced the Government's convictions to vest the powers to act in the executive, he added yesterday.   (478 words)
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Article Dribs and drabs of fake news can turn entire society against authority
By: TAN OOI BOON ASSOCIATE FOREIGN EDITOR,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (OPINION)  04/01/2020
Recent use of the anti-fake news law is necessary to nip public misinformation in the bud, as the case of the Hong Kong police force shows At least four salvos have been fired to shoot down misinformation since Singapore's anti-fake news law came into force barely three months ago.   (1534 words)
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Article Have sunset clause for fake news law
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  04/05/2019
Fake news is a regrettable fact of life. It's not new, but modern social media has magnified its significance.
Most people would agree that something should be done to limit it and its malign impact.   (181 words)
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Article War on fake news a long battle: Experts
By: YASMINE YAHYA AND ADRIAN LIM,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  22/09/2018
Convincing people issue is a serious threat to security among the challenges, they say The fight against fake news will be long and daunting, with many challenges, such as convincing technology companies to accept new laws and impressing on people that fake news is a major security threat, experts said yesterday.   (655 words)
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Article National framework can help public discern fake news
By: ADRIAN LIM,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  21/09/2018
select committee on fake news

Select Committee recommends educating, equipping people with such skills
A national framework should be implemented to educate the people and equip them with the skills to discern truth from fake news, a parliamentary Select Committee has recommended.   (638 words)
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Article Council apologises for calling satire 'fake news'
By: TEE ZHUO,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  09/09/2019

The graphic had highlighted six types of "fake news": False context, imposter content, manipulated content, misleading content, clickbait and satire.   (419 words)
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Article Explore ways to eliminate spread of fake news
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  04/04/2019
In a highly interconnected world, we have to do everything possible to ring-fence Singapore from fake news used by dark forces from both within and outside of the country (Jail, fine to curb fake news, April 2).   (247 words)
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