Media control of tech giants scrutinised

Grocott’s Mail Online, May 10 2018

Head of Policy Programme at Media Monitoring Africa, Thandi Smith believes digital literacy projects are needed for audiences to spot “dodgy” or “fake” news. Over the last couple of years, there certainly has been a rise in “fake” news. However, with the introduction of more digital literacy projects there is hope that the quality of journalism will improve with the audience holding those reporting news also accountable.

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