Part 1 of our discussion on FakeNews, hosted with support from Mint. Part 2 | Part 3 "Why don't we just say Fake News is lying", Rahul Narayan, Lawyer said, speaking at MediaNama's discussion on Fake News, Rumors & Online Content Regulation. "Lies which cause problems, which cause communal tension are already a crime and should be treated as such. Lies which are harmless should be dealt with in a moral way, and not a legal way. When it comes to the really serious stuff, it's a crime and should be dealt with as such. When it comes to stuff which is bad or immoral, it should be for self-regulation." Disagreements over what constitutes Fake News continued throughout the discussion: - Is it organised misinformation? There were, however, disagreements between attendees about what constitutes fake news. Arvind Jha, CEO of Pariksha…
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