The fact-checking division of the PIB has also released multiple threads of ‘X’ pertaining to the false information being spread by the channels.
Draft bill to check fake news will be tabled in Belagavi winter session: Karnataka Home Minister Dr G Parameshwara
Home Minister Dr G Parameshwara told reporters that the government, which is serious about the spread of falsehood on social media sites, has prepared a draft of the bill.
Nirmal Kumar sought the court to issue injunction against the operation of the G.O. providing for constitution of the fact checking unit (FCU).
Two elderly women who sought alms in Kerala's Adimali to protest against delay in getting pension, to proceed legally against fake news
A report that appeared in the mouthpiece of a political party on Friday stated that Mariyakutty owns two houses of which one located in the Rs 200 Acre’ area is rented out.
This would be the official Fact Check Unit of the government for fake news, mis/disinformation, and hate speech pertaining to the government.
Thakur said in today’s media landscape, it is difficult to ignore the growing concern of fake news that has become a plague for society.
The court on Tuesday also sought to know what necessitated the amendment and provision for a separate Fact Checking Unit (FCU) when the Press Information Bureau (PIB) is already doing fact-checking
The accused was summoned to the police station, served notice and let off, police said.
Noting that there would be complete transparency in the process, the minister said there would be a set of guiding principles which include being apolitical and unbiased.
The Karnataka government’s declaration to set up a fact-checking unit to stop the spread of fake news has raised concern.
Overly intrusive regulation of internet platforms in democratic societies can encourage autocrats to expand censorship.
Home Minister G Parameshwara disclosed that every police station across the state will have a dedicated cyber wing to combat the menace.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Tuesday that dedicated teams will be set up in the Police Department to combat the menace of fake news on social media.
'Won't notify fact-checking unit till July 10': Centre tells HC; two new pleas filed against IT Rules
On April 6, the Union govt promulgated certain amendments to the IT Rules including a provision for a fact-checking unit to flag fake or misleading online content related to the govt.