Groups say gov't's fake news awareness alert 'unclear, confusing'

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 11 Apr 2020, 7:47 am

Several groups working on issues surrounding freedom of expression and press freedom have raised concerns over the Information Department's attempt at raising awareness on the sharing of fake news and its impacts.

While acknowledging the dangers of false information in times of crisis, the groups noted that the government's definition of fake news was unclear and confusing.

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