Fake news stirs up emotions, spreads fear and influences elections, as it did recently in the world’s largest democratic vote in India. Why do false reports spread so rapidly? How can they be stopped?
Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend off viral lies.
The social media giant has stepped up efforts to combat disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament elections. But is it doing enough?
Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship.
The European Commission presented a report detailing "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics.
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