Battling fake news: Where does PNG fit in?

Regional news content producers and other stakeholders are currently meeting at Google’s Asia-Pacific Headquarters in Singapore to discuss methods on how to combat misinformation or fake news.

The collaboration is driven by Industry Google, Facebook, Storyful and the International Fact Checkers Network (IFCN).

Beyond the creation of fake accounts, the discussions centered around he creation of sophisticated network of fake websites created in foreign countries for both political disinformation and short term profit.