Insights into Editorial: The picture is clear, it is top-down misinformation

  Introduction: Fake news as a phenomenon is not new and has been known since ancient times, but the present-day proliferation of digital and social media platforms, which allow for much broader distribution of information to a global audience, makes the need to counter fake news much more acute. Fake news affects free speech and …

Insights into Editorial: What mechanism do you have against fake news, Supreme Court asks Centre

  Context: The Supreme Court has recently asked the Centre to explain its “mechanism” against fake news and bigotry on air, and to create one if it did not already exist. The Court said it was “disappointed” with the contents of the latest government affidavit, filed by Information and Broadcasting Secretary, in the Tablighi Jamaat …