Multi-stakeholder Approaches to Take On False News in a Digital World

Misinformation is not a new phenomenon. However, in today’s increasingly digital world, stories (both true and false) spread faster and further than ever before. The range of consequences vary, with most serious cases garnering significant attention for its potential to damage society, political systems, and create mistrust between government and individuals. 

Tackling misinformation and false news requires collaborations from all – online media platforms, journalists, government, and readers alike. In this session, we will hear from industry experts including Facebook and Google, who will provide a deep dive into this topic – what it is, and how we can all work together to address it.