How Governments Can Take Actions Against Fake News Propensity !
The COVID-19 pandemic has touched almost all countries around the world. The crisis marks an undefined period of uncertainty and fear among citizens around the globe. Such prolonged conditions of uncertainty and fear amongst people has triggered a surge in the amount of fake news circulating on the Internet.
Research highlights the urgent need to arrest the growing infodemic of fake news which has precipitated significantly during the current COVID-19 pandemic. There is a clear need for governments to plan and invest in tools for identifying misinfor- mation and improving online account- ability especially during times of a crisis. Read more https://www.hec.edu/en/knowledge/articles/how-governments-can-take-actions-against-fake-news-propensity