Curbing fake news pandemic – Tribune Online

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The heat from false news stories is also spreading faster and evidently stifling opportunities and growth in other sectors. “…84% of businesses feel threatened by fake news about their products. It’s particularly worrying for…businesses where the practice of targeted misinformation designed to harm a company’s reputation has been more acutely weaponised…,” a report, cited in www.cnbcafrica.com, projects. Another report, cited in www.goethe.de, claims, “the prevalence of fake news has made the fighting of diseases more complicated for Nigeria’s government and its healthcare sector.”

Interestingly, there is nothing suggesting that the promoters of fake news are backing…



Source: Nigerian Tribune