Vietnam’s netizens fight fake news Society

Vietnam’s netizens fight fake news

False health advice, such as eating chicken eggs or marjoram to prevent infection, as well as fabricated information about infected and quarantined people are posted every day to garner hundreds of likes and shares. The COVID-19 pandemic is just the latest topical excuse for fake news.
The all-out war on fake news Society

The all-out war on fake news

Facing the boom of fake news amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has worked with the Da LAB band to reintroduce “rap news”, a creative type of news bulletin, via the video clip “Khong Fake News” (No Fake News).
“Soldiers” on frontline of battle against fake news Society

“Soldiers” on frontline of battle against fake news

Alongside the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, there is another battle that is also as fierce and challenging – the battle against the waves of fake news. In this front, journalists have to rush into “hot spots” of the disease and use their photos, videos and articles as weapons to fight fake news.
PM orders strictly dealing with violations regarding COVID-19 fight Society

PM orders strictly dealing with violations regarding COVID-19 fight

The Prime Minister has asked ministers and heads of ministry-level agencies, chairpersons of the people’s committees of centrally-run cities and provinces, within their authority, to focus on directing, guiding, inspecting, promptly discovering and strictly dealing with violations regarding COVID-19 prevention and control, in line with law.
Fighting fake news: Journalists must be at frontline Society

Fighting fake news: Journalists must be at frontline

The COVID-19 pandemic swept through the world like a tsunami in 2020, and along with it, a giant underwater wave named Fake News also came to the surface. In the fight against viral fake news, journalists are at the centre, with the task of countering misleading information.