PASTORAL REFLECTIONS – 25 JUNE 2017

FAKE NEWS AND THE CHRISTIAN
By Elder Chan Hong Kiat
There has been a lot of attention on fake news lately. These are false stories deliberately passing themselves off as true, with the intent to mislead in order to gain financially or politically or to arouse emotions by exploiting racial and religious fault lines. It has even been suggested that fake news played a role in the Brexit referendum and the US presidential elections. That’s why countries are looking into legislation to counter fake news. Given the proliferation of social media where …

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