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#NAMApolicy: A long reading list on Fake News for our Feb 2018 event

So, we’re getting ready for our #NAMAfakenews discussion on Wednesday, the 21st of February, at “The Theatre” at the India Habitat Centre. Registrations begin at 3pm. We’ve got about 105 people confirmed, but in case you’d still like to attend, please apply here. We’ll confirm by tomorrow afternoon.

We’ll also announce panels tomorrow morning. This discussion is supported by Facebook.

A long reading list

Here’s a long reading list, largely with current events, related to Fake News, so you’re up to speed on the issues. In case you’d like to recommend links for this list, please feel free to email me links at nikhil@medianama.com.

First up: Read the 37 page indictment of 13 Russians and three Russian entities, in the US

On Social Media and democracy

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On Fake News, growth and monetization

On Fixes and regulatory responses

On the News and the Internet

Do check, from last years event: Videos/Coverage. We’ve also looked into how the spread of rumours leads to Internet Shutdowns, and the need for counter-speech from administration.

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