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Duty, Identity, Credibility: Fake news and the ordinary citizen

With social media comes also the threat of false news spreading quickly, sometimes inciting hatred and mob violence. How do you, as a broadcaster, combat fake news in the most effective way? Lucile Stengel (Senior Audience Researcher, BBC, UK), Sapna Solanki (Senior Audience Researcher, BBC, UK)      



With social media comes also the threat of false news spreading quickly, sometimes inciting hatred and mob violence. How do you, as a broadcaster, combat fake news in the most effective way? In this session we will learn how fake news is spread plus why ordinary citizens share it.  A unique report made by BBC World Service will be presented in connection with the Indian elections. Lucile Stengel (Senior Audience Researcher, BBC, UK), Sapna Solanki (Senior Audience Researcher, BBC, UK)
 
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Makhotka 2 - Track 1
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