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Catch us in Delhi this Friday (Jan 18) to discuss the impact of misinformation in the digital age and ways to counter the same.
Venue: India International Centre (Lecture Hall no.1)
Time: 12.30pm-5.30pm.
Join us tomorrow to discuss the impact of #misinformation in the digital age and ways to counter it.
The event is public and open to anyone who wants to attend.
@AbhinandanSekhr @mehartweets @prasanto @QuintFactCheck @rupa_jha are going to talk about the term "fake news" and how it's being brandished as an all purpose slogan to describe everything from errors to deliberate falsehoods.
The panelists are going to talk about how the proliferation of misinformation is enabled by the Internet.
We are going to be discussing the impact of this information disorder / information "pollution" on society and our democracy
The first panel is going to discuss the impact of fake news on elections. This is an important conversation since we are 120 days away from general elections.
@Shehla_Rashid is going to be talking about how she has been the target of various disinformation campaigns on social media.
@Shehla_Rashid @ghanshyamtiwari @sharechatapp will talk about solutions to counter misinformation.
The panelists will talk about the key challenges related to content moderation in the digital sphere and whether there is a risk of over regulation.
They will share thoughts on harmonizing the right to privacy affirmed by the Supreme Court of India with access to law enforcement ( whether there should be a back door to encryption )
The Role of various institutions (Government, Media and tech companies) in combating fake news will be discussed in the second session.
The second panel will also discuss alternatives to government regulation and whether there should be a stronger focus on digital literacy.
@KarnikaKohli from @scroll_in will also be joining us for our second panel where we are going to discuss solutions on the issue of misinformation.
We are delighted to have her.
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