Analyses | Public administration and legal system | 2016-12-28 | HKET

The ‘truth’ about fake news



We may have gotten used to the misleading and exaggerated headings of content farms, what about those that claimed to have cited authoritative sources but cannot be verified immediately? A recent report in the U.S. shows that despite students’ familiarity with social media, they have trouble judging the credibility of online information. What should we do in an era of information explosion?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.