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Davos: The Fake News Challenge to Politics

Hacking, leaking and disputing the facts, it's never been easier to distort the truth. Can a free and fair media operate in a digitised world and restore trust in political debate?

Hacking, leaking and disputing the facts, it's never been easier to distort the truth. Thanks to the digital revolution, anyone can dispute established facts and share it with the world on social media - be it for commercial or political gain. But when the line between fact and fiction becomes blurred the very fabric of our society can be endangered. Public trust in traditional media and political institutions has plummeted and some argue the unity of our nations is at stake. How can a free and fair media still operate in a digitised world and restore trust in political debate?

50 minutes

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Sun 28 Jan 2018 15:10GMT

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