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Battling Virality On Multiple Fronts

Mohsin Abdullah, Contributing Editor, The Edge

03-Feb-20 09:30

Battling Virality On Multiple Fronts

January witnessed the Kimanis by-election, ongoing debate on Malaysia's leadership succession, and steps towards greater media freedom were set into motion. Meanwhile, the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus has come together with the complication of viral misinformation - how robust is the legal framework to curb "fake news" in this context? We discuss all these issues with Mohsin Abdullah.


Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar


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