Fake news

10 Sep 2021
Prachatai’s Facebook page has been found on the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES)’s list of sites that spread fake news, which also includes Facebook pages for activists and activist groups, as well as other online news sites.
3 Aug 2021
media agencies and a civil society group filed a complaint against Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha as the Prime Minister and head of the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) over the 29th order under the Emergency Decree banning distribution of information causing public fear or misinformation.
31 Jul 2021
A recent governmental decree banning the distribution of “fake news” has left local media associations and a legal watchdog concerned that the effort will limit public internet access.
10 Jun 2021
Cofact, a local fact-checking organization, published its first annual report in an effort to promote awareness of how misinformation circulates in Thailand.  Recent examples include claims that cancer and the Covid-19 virus can be cured by drinking lemonade and soda water.
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