Regional news content producers and other stakeholders are currently meeting at Google’s Asia-Pacific Headquarters in Singapore to discuss methods on how to combat misinformation or fake news.
The collaboration is driven by Industry Google, Facebook, Storyful and the International Fact Checkers Network (IFCN).
Beyond the creation of fake accounts, the discussions centered around he creation of sophisticated network of fake websites created in foreign countries for both political disinformation and short term profit.Read more
Simon Lukas stumbled upon this revenue earner some years ago after starting up his spare parts business in 2009. Battling the impacts of a difficult economy and unpaid invoices by the Lae City Council, Mr. Lukas has focused on rebuilding the landcruiser – that rugged, much loved workhorse.Read more