Taliban, Media

Taliban, Media

Taliban confront fake news and social media in propaganda war

Taliban confront fake news and social media in propaganda war

15/2/2019 8:25:00 AM

Taliban confront fake news and social media in propaganda war

Fighting 'fake' news, wrestling with social media, and deploying an intern army -- the Taliban 's sprawling propaganda machine embraces modernity ...

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1.8 million people have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine: Health minister

A total of 1.2 million people have completed the full vaccination regimen, says Mr Gan Kim Yong.

At Checkpoint Charlie, Cold War history confronts crass commercialismJPCK72 Commercialism means we won.

Money FM podcast: The Hot Seat: Rebuilding trust on social mediaCharles Tidswell, vice-president JAPAC, Socialbakers shares what is considered a successful social media marketing campaign, and what companies can do to build trust among customers using social media. Read more at The Business Times.

I only write facts, Najib says of social media attacks against Putrajaya

Goh Chok Tong takes a passive aggressive dig at Chan Chun Sing on social mediaEmeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has taken another passive aggressive dig at one of his colleagues within the ruling party – this time, his target is Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing.

Pakistan announces 'massive' social media crackdownISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities Wednesday (Feb 13) vowed to carry out a 'massive' crackdown targeting hate speech and extremism on social media, ...

Commentary: Shady tactics in influencer campaigns make social media the new frontier for stubbing out smokingThe use of global social media campaigns by multinational tobacco companies to glamourise smoking is what authorities ought to focus on next in ...

Don’t forward fake news, use strong passwords: S Iswaran on putting Digital Defence into actionSINGAPORE: Communications and Information Minister S Iswaran on Friday (Feb 15) urged Singaporeans to be responsible, alert and secure online, as ... Tell that to my uncle who forwards every fake news imaginable about health and politics on WhatsApp. Also my supposedly tolerant friend who can’t stop sharing fake news on another religion on Facebook 🙄 You do know that the headline might be misread as 'Don't forward fake news OR use strong passwords'. :-)

Thai junta chief says coup conjecture is ‘fake news’BANGKOK Thailand's junta chief dismissed rumours of an impending coup as 'fake news', as speculation mounted across a kingdom unsettled by the ill-fated political union between a princess and a party allied to the powerful Shinawatra clan. Conjecture has coursed through...

Laws to be updated to fight fake news and cyber hacking: MinisterWhen Singapore's dispute with Malaysia over maritime and airspace issues late last year was top news, there was a 'curious' spike in online comments critical of the Republic on social media, said Senior Minister of State for Law Edwin Tong. These posts were made using what...

Singapore Herald flagged for fake news by the authorities once again over false bribery allegationsThe Singapore Herald, formerly known as the States Times Review, has been flagged for fake news by the local authorities once again, after the publica