Next week: Can you spot fake news?
The internet is one of the main ways informing people today of what is going on in their communities and around the world. However, the web is also saturated with misinformation, and it is difficult to determine what’s genuine and what’s just a fabrication.
Following the US election, internet giants like Google and Facebook are trying to tighten quality control by clamping down on fake news. Do you think that you can spot fake news from genuine news? How do you catch the difference?
Please email your responses to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax them to (84-4) 39332311. Address letters to The Editor, Việt Nam News, 79 Lý Thường Kiệt Street, Hà Nội. Responses must be received by Thursday morning, November 24, 2016.