Select Committee on fake news: The process

Select Committee on deliberate online falsehoods: Many speakers and a range of positions

Charles Chong, chairman of the Select Committee on deliberate online falsehoods, summarised some themes raised by witnesses during the eight days of public hearings.
A public hearing of the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods in progress. Three months after Parliament voted unanimously to form a Select Committee to study the issue, the panel completed its fact-finding process last Thursday. It will r
A public hearing of the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods in progress. Three months after Parliament voted unanimously to form a Select Committee to study the issue, the panel completed its fact-finding process last Thursday. It will reconvene next month to deliberate on a report of its findings to Parliament. The report will require a majority vote by its members before it can be submitted.PHOTO: GOV.SG

Singaporeans get a chance to hear directly from experts and also voice concerns and suggestions

One hundred and seventy written submissions. Sixty-five speakers. Eight days of public hearings.

Three months after Parliament voted unanimously to form a Select Committee studying the issue of deliberate online falsehoods, the panel last Thursday completed its fact-finding process.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 01, 2018, with the headline ' Many speakers and a range of positions'. Print Edition | Subscribe