A fun way of getting a serious message across is what the online game ‘ChoicesIMake’, developed by a Malaysian group on news and information, literacy, aims for. Ready?
20 MARCH 2021 | REPORTING ASEAN In English | Burmese | Indonesian Độ “tào lao” của thông tin cho rằng chế độ ăn thực phẩm chứa alkaline cao (giàu kiềm) có thể chống dịch Covid-19 đến nay đã được xác định khẳng định trên khắp thế giới. Tuy nhiên, thông tin sai lệch này cũng […]
Meet the Vietnam Anti-Fake News Center, the newest kid on the fact-checking block in Southeast Asia. It doesn’t work like fact-checkers work elsewhere, but the COVID-19 infodemic has created new spaces for such initiatives within the limits of the media scene.
Remember the hoax claiming that alkaline foods can protect you from COVID-19? The ‘contact tracing’ of its viral trail, in this story, shows that as challenging as fact checking is, the work must continue.
A year after #COVID19 came to Southeast Asia, the infodemic around it is going strong in Myanmar – and adapting to new issues such as vaccines. Also in Burmese and Vietnamese.
The number of initiatives to push news and media literacy, as well as to counter fake news and disinformation, are growing fast. ASEAN countries are putting their own local flavor into a menu of approaches to ‘treat’ this ‘illness’ in today’s digital spaces, explains Uyen Diep of Vietnam’s Thanh Nien News.