Tag: Online Falsehoods

Fake news: Reuters’ Fact Check debunks video alleging WP members shook hands at Aljunied...

Singapore—According to news conglomerate Reuters’ Fact Check team, a video that reportedly showed members of the Workers’ Party going about shaking hands during the...

6th correction direction issued under POFMA to Alex Tan

Singapore—Controversial figure Alex Tan was given yet another correction direction under Singapore’s anti-online falsehoods law, this time for a piece in the National Times...

Shanmugam: Gov’t to take legal action against those who spread falsehoods about migrant workers’...

Singapore—In a Zoom conference on Wednesday (Apr 29), Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam pointed out that there have been individuals who are...

Singapore vulnerable to external political influence during elections, says analyst

Singapore—According to a political analyst from France, there are several factors that make Singapore particularly vulnerable to influence from foreign powers during elections, or...

Over half of Singaporeans support anti-fake news bill—YouGov research

Singapore — Market research agency YouGov released the results of a new research on May 22, Thursday, showing that more than half of Singaporeans...

Singapore’s ‘fake news’ bill compared to France’s and Germany’s, netizens analyse

Singapore – On April 7 (Sunday), Reddit user u/dudez77 uploaded a screenshot of a table from The Edge Singapore, issue 876 showing a comparison...

POFMA, the insecticide spray that will poison us all

Has there been any doubt that the Singapore government will produce something like the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA)? Of course...

Fake news workshop slated in Singapore to quash organized disinformation campaigns

Singaporean journalists will now have the opportunity to better identify, counter and manage fake news and misinformation via a one-day workshop scheduled on 23 January...

Facebook and Twitter reaffirm commitment to work with Singapore against spread of fake news

The Government's Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods made 22 recommendations on how to deal with "fake news," as it released its executive summary...

Falsehoods: Fight manipulation – by malignant forces as well as government

Was the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods caught flatfooted by developments in Malaysia? Has it now been shown up to be an overkill,...