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The Fake News Industry: Developments in SEA & Malaysia
April 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm BMT
Fake News has established itself as an industry that plagues the internet and news media, and has transitioned from a mere limited social nuisance to a broader threat to social harmony and peaceful political transitions.
This round table will discuss efforts to combat fake news, disinformation and misinformation by media, government and technology companies in Southeast Asia and Malaysia and its impact on Freedom of Expression during and after elections.
Sign up at: https://goo.gl/forms/Su5VNObNyqi7H5bx2
This event is jointly organised by Asia Centre, Gerakbudaya and School of Communications, Nottingham University Malaysia
The Event will be moderated by Professor Zaharom Nain, University of Nottingham, Malaysia
Speakers: Dr James Gomez, Chair, ASIA Centre
Jahabar Sadiq, Editor, The Malaysian Insight
Dr Sonia Randhawa, Director, Centre for Independent Journalism.
Dr Craig J Selby, Managing Director, Orchan Consulting Asia SDN BHD
Gerakbudaya, 2, Jalan Bukit 11/2, Seksyen 11, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
7.30-10pm Tuesday 16 April 2019