#ProyektoPilipino Ep. 11: We Bulong: Fake News

“Maraming kumikita sa fake news at maraming nabubudol sa kasinungalingan ng mga pulitiko.” Technology has undoubtedly made it easy—and profitable—to spread fake news, rumors, and outright disinformation. And more than just earn millions, purveyors of fake news are now able to sow distrust in mainstream media and even rig an election to their advantage. In these times where it’s so easy to fall into the trap of black propaganda, where should we turn to and what should we do so we are better armed to discern and judge the legitimacy of the information we receive?

Join Fr. Tito Caluag and his friendly trio of distinguished thinkers—Dr. Leloy Claudio, Manolo Quezon, and Carlo Santiago—as they talk to Prof. Danilo Arao and Prof. Ipe Salvosa, from election watchdogs Kontra Daya and Tsek.ph. These fact-checking collaboratives are doing their best to promote a “kultura ng resibo” where we ask for evidence and we ourselves are ready to present the proof.


Manuel L. Quezon III.

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