MIL-Evening Report: The government and tech companies can’t prevent ‘fake news’ during the election – only the public can

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Facebook isn't responsive enough to fake news. The Australian Electoral Commission isn't equipped to deal with it. And so, this election, the responsibility falls on the public to be “combatants in cyberspace”, argues Michael Jensen in this crossposting from The Conversation.

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News and Media; Social Media; Politics

Period23 Apr 2019

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  • TitleMIL-Evening Report: The government and tech companies can’t prevent ‘fake news’ during the election – only the public can
    Media name/outletForeign Affairs.co.nz
    CountryNew Zealand
    Date23/04/19
    PersonsMichael Jensen