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Exchange highlights importance of examining facts scrupulously

For six hours yesterday, the parliamentary Select Committee set up to look into deliberate online falsehoods did not examine the issue directly.

Instead, it delved into Singapore's past after a historian giving evidence accused the Government of being a purveyor of fake news.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 30, 2018, with the headline 'Exchange highlights importance of examining facts scrupulously'. Print Edition | Subscribe