Fake News - The Other Virus
5 November 2020 5:30pm
Misinformation and Disinformation in the Age Of Covid19
Presented by the Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival.
David Shanks, NZ Classifications Office Chief Censor, and Kate Hannah, Deputy Director, Equity & Inclusion, Te Pūnaha Matatini, discuss the problem of fake news with journalist & author Stephen Davis.
What is the scale of the problem and how should ‘the authorities’ be working to combat it?
Should we all just have fewer opinions? Just read more books…?
Is there a solution?