BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  The Daily Digest  >  Is Criminalising the Distribution of Fake News a Dangerous Slippery Slope?

Is Criminalising the Distribution of Fake News a Dangerous Slippery Slope?

Wathshlah Naidu, Executive Director, Centre for Independent Journalism

18-Jun-20 14:30

Is Criminalising the Distribution of Fake News a Dangerous Slippery Slope?

In recent months the authorities have been investigating people who have allegedly been spreading fake news on COVID-19. We explore if this is the right way to curb fake news or could it just be a dangerous slippery slope.


Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann, Dashran Yohan


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestFake NewsCovid-19journalismcentre for independent journalismGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingInternet, e-Business, e-commerceMedia, Marketing, AdvertisingPolitics, News, Current Affairs

Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast

Latest Podcasts




Play / Pause

Listen now :

Today’s Shows



10:00 AM

Pick of the Pops (REPEAT)

12:00 PM

Bar None (REPEAT)

1:00 PM

Ringgit and Sense (REPEAT)

'Ringgit Oh Ringgit's Tips and Tricks for Freelancers, Side Hustlers, and Solopreneurs; Suraya Zainudin, Writer and Founder, ringgitohringgit.com

1:30 PM

The Property Show (REPEAT)

Finding You A Perfect Home; Vincent Lim, Managing Partner, The Property Guys

2:00 PM

Cruise Control (REPEAT)

Daniel Fernandez Buys A (Subaru) Legacy; Daniel Fernandez, dsf.my

3:00 PM

By the Book (REPEAT)

Book Club October 2020 - Girl, Woman, Other; Sumitra Selvaraj, Writer

4:00 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Finding Tagistan; Dhavinder Singh, artist

5:00 PM

TED Radio Hour

6:00 PM

Night School (REPEAT)

The Ajaib-khana - The Museum Today and Wonder; Qaleeda Talib

7:00 PM

Take Five (REPEAT)

8:00 PM

The Flow (REPEAT)

9:00 PM

The Selector