Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) says it is looking at ways to tackle false news websites, which is on the increase.

William Bird says, ‘’One of the reasons they don’t put legitimate sources into the news sites very often is because they know that if they were to quote you saying something you didn’t say you could have a legal action against them.’’

Monique Mortlock, ‘’ MMA TAKES ACTION AGAINST FAKE NEWS WEBSITES,’’ Eyewitness News, 22 November 2016.