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Mis/disinformation in Pakistan's media landscape

Mis/disinformation in Pakistan’s media landscape

What is fake news? Is the state worried about social media? How is media transforming to keep up an information influx? Join Ramsha Jahangir, Nighat Dad and Matiullah Jan, with host Usama Khilji, as they discuss disinformation trends and narrative-building in Pakistan.

Rights Watch | 9th June 2022

The Sindh High Court on Wednesday allowed Dua Zehra to choose whom she would like to go with, and ruled that the case did not warrant kidnapping charges. However, her father alleges she wanted to record another statement and return home.

Consensus definition of fake news ‘soon’

The media Joint Action Committee will soon submit a consensus definition of fake news to the federal government, Nasir Zaidi, secretary-general of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), told Voicepk.net on Monday.

The mystery of Sunita Masih

May 29th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed & Asra Haque; LAHORE; While the story of “Sunita Masih” turned out to just be a story, what of the teary-eyed girl whose face was used to spread a fake narrative by trolls?

Facebook suspends Pakistani network engaged in spreading misinformation

Facebook removed over 700 accounts, groups & pages associated with a network of Pakistani origins engaged in spreading misinformation & curbing dissent online.