A Summary of the Fake News Bill

What exactly is being proposed in the anti-fake news bill? How does this compare with what other countries have legislated? How can we get our voices heard in Parliament? Find out in our infographic summary attached!
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Veteran journalist, Bertha Henson, has drafted a template that you can refer to in writing to your MP about your concerns on the proposed Bill: www.facebook.com/bertha.henson.54/posts/1246825338789580

Prof. Cherian George has also written an article [1] about how the laws may provide outsized powers to the Government, and how this may have a chilling effect upon freedoms of expressions in Singapore. Senior Minister of State, Edwin Tong, has responded [2] to the Prof. Cherian’s article, and Prof. Cherian has also written a reply [3]. Read them here:

[1] https://docs.google.com/…/1n09-7WntYCnBYlEnA-5uXcq1dp…/edit…

[2] https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=2131924846893616&id=101815586571229

[3] http://blog.freedomfromthepress.info/2019/…/06/falsehoods-2/

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