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BerMANAdotcon and the Role of Satirical News in Today’s Climate

Lau Chak Onn, Editor-in-Chief, Cilisos

06-Oct-20 14:30

BerMANAdotcon and the Role of Satirical News in Today’s Climate

Recently, the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) called out parody news account BerMANA.con for spreading fake news. On the surface, this may seem like a head-scratcher of a decision. After all, there is a difference between fake news and satire. However, given our current climate of fast-spreading fake news, the lines are starting to blur. We discuss the role of satirical news in today’s landscape.

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Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Sharmilla Ganesan


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