The View From Asia

War against disinformation

Asia News Network writers share their concerns about rampant misinformation efforts hurting society. Here are excerpts:

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Andrew Sheng, Asia News Network

We live in an information age - or, more likely, a disinformation age. Growing up in a world that worships technology and knowledge, we have now entered a phase when we are no longer able to trust what information we receive. Worse, we don't know whether the provider of the information is trustworthy.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 08, 2019, with the headline 'War against disinformation'. Subscribe