LUCENA CITY – The head of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace panel called National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon as a purveyor of fake news when he reported that exiled Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison is sick and dying.Read more
Vice President Leni Robredo said Sunday that dealing with fake allegations against her and other public criticisms is a test of character.
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Detained Senator Leila de Lima on Saturday accused groups supporting President Rodrigo Duterte of sharing fake news against her in revenge for her probe of the so-called “Davao Death Squad” when she was still chair of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR). De Lima stressed that Duterte has a long-standing grudge against her ever since she chaired the CHR in 2008.
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The partnership of Facebook with two local media outlets for a third-party fact checking program would strengthen the fight against fake news, Senator Bam Aquino said on Saturday. Aquino said the move of the social media giant to partner with the media outlets would help prevent the spread of disinformation across social media.
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Malaysia’s parliament on Monday passed a law prohibiting fake news that critics fear will be abused to silence dissent ahead of a general election.
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Far-right agitators are increasingly becoming “reporters”, whose main target is other media.
San Juan City Mayor Guia Gomez on Friday warned the public on false information spreading on social media about a child who was found dead with all its internal organs removed.
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ACTRESS-television personality Kris Aquino has criticized purveyors of fake news about her mother former President Corazon Aquino