Asia-Pacific news agencies share experience to combat fake news World

Asia-Pacific news agencies share experience to combat fake news

Members of the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) expressed concern over the spread of fake news and its negative impact on society, sharing measures to help news outlets and the public to conduct fact-checking on the occasion of the 44th OANA Executive Board Meeting hosted by the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) in Hanoi from April 18-20.
OANA adapts to keep up with journalism trends: VNA deputy chief Society

OANA adapts to keep up with journalism trends: VNA deputy chief

Since its establishment in 1961, the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) has carried out cooperation in several aspects, and its members have constantly made adjustments to align itself with journalism development trends, said Deputy General Director of Vietnam News Agency (VNA) Vu Viet Trang.
Fake news on social networks must be strictly handled: official Society

Fake news on social networks must be strictly handled: official

Nguyen Huy Ngoc, Chief of the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, has urged competent agencies to strictly handle fake social network accounts in the names of agencies and individuals to post false information.
Top 10 world events of 2018 World

Top 10 world events of 2018

2018 is a turbulent year in world events, full of ups and downs. Below are the top 10 world events of 2018 selected by the Vietnam News Agency.
Seminar spotlights communications on social networks Society

Seminar spotlights communications on social networks

Communications on social networks was the topic of discussion during a seminar held at the headquarters of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) in Hanoi on June 13, gathering young employees of central agencies, including many journalists.
Malaysia needs new law to prevent fake news World

Malaysia needs new law to prevent fake news

A law to curb false news should be created immediately in Malaysia to check the action of certain parties who are trying to jeopardise the peace and harmony of the country, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed was quoted as Malaysia's national news agency Bernama as saying.