Tag: Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods

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...

Striking a balance between fake news and freedom of expression – possible?

At a panel discussion on fighting fake news, Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Janil Puthucheary said that The Select Committee on...

PJ Thum releases a follow up submission to the Select Committee on Deliberate Online...

Obbana Rajah Yesterday, Dr Thum Ping Tjin released a follow up submission to the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods. When he shared it on his...

Petitioning for PJ Thum – An Open Letter

By: Obbana Rajah There has been an open letter addressed to the chairman of the Select Committee on fake news, MP Charles Chong, in the...

Netizens flame “bruised and bleeding” Han Hui Hui instead of offering support

Blogger Han Hui Hui found little support from netizens when she reported that she was left bruised and bleeding after she was forcibly removed...

Amnesty International condemns Singapore govt’s treatment of “peaceful human rights defenders” like Han Hui...

Amnesty International has strongly condemned the authorities' treatment of "human rights defenders" like Han Hui Hui at the recently concluded hearings conducted by the...

Calvin Cheng On The Case of Shanmugam v. Thum

By: Obbana Rajah Former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng took to Facebook yesterday to offer his views on the almost 6-hour long discussion...

The Hard Man of Singapore Politics

By Augustine Low To say that K Shanmugam wields far-reaching influence is an understatement. He is a mover and shaker who pulls the strings, calls...

Why the REACH survey tells Singaporeans they should disagree with 92% of themselves

By Howard Lee At the Parliamentary hearing for the Select Committee on fake news held in the evening of 27 March, a panel of individuals...

Select Committee: Rachel Er on absolute truth

So were the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods’ hearings a good chapter in Singapore’s political development or a sham? No, they were necessary. A...
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