Category Archives: fake news

TURNING POINT: To the Dogs

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews/ 8 September 2018) – Democracy is a system and process of governance. For it to thrive and remain vibrant, a check and balance in the governance of the state is institutionalized through the division of power expressed in the operation of the legislative, executive and the judicial branches of the government. Moreover, […]

“Keyboard army” amplifying impression of support for Duterte’s drug war — report

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/15 November) — Members of a “keyboard army” are being paid to amplify the impression that the Duterte administration’s “brutal crackdown on the drug trade” has obtained widespread public support, a US-based democracy and human rights watchdog said in a report released on Tuesday. “Reports of commenters paid to manipulate the online information […]

“Keyboard army” amplifying impression of support for Duterte’s drug war — report

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/15 November) — Members of a “keyboard army” are being paid to amplify the impression that the Duterte administration’s “brutal crackdown on the drug trade” has obtained widespread public support, a US-based democracy and human rights watchdog said in a report released on Tuesday. “Reports of commenters paid to manipulate the online information […]

Student communicators urged to verify “news” shared on social media

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/02 October) — Consumers of news and information should verify and fact-check what’s being spread on social media to avoid becoming victims of so-called fake news or disinformation, resource persons from various media organizations said in a seminar here last week. The seminar, titled “Journalism in the Age of Truth, Trolls and Fake News,” […]