June 26, 2020
Central Asian States Take on ‘False Information’
By Catherine Putz
Laws put in place to support the fight against COVID-19 by targeting false information are easily abused to crack down on negative opinions and dissent.
January 31, 2020
New Test for Singapore’s Fake News Law
By Erin Cook
A Malaysian NGO is challenging Singapore's claim to enforce its definition of “fake news” abroad.
October 01, 2019
Singapore’s Foreign Interference Challenge in the Spotlight
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The country continues to mull ways to counter a challenge that has been receiving wider international attention over the past few years.
September 07, 2019
Taiwan President Sues Scholars for Alleging Her Doctorate Degree is Fake
By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai Ing-wen is taking legal action against unsubstantiated questioning of the veracity of her diploma as she heads into her bid for re-election.
August 07, 2019
The Problem With Sri Lanka’s New ‘False News’ Law
By Rehab Mahamoor
Sri Lanka doesn’t need more laws. It needs to use the laws currently on its books responsibly.
January 12, 2019
No Silver Bullet for Fake News in a New Malaysia
By Harris Zainul
The Anti-Fake News Act (AFNA) 2018 should be repealed, but Malaysia’s leaders need to work on a suitable replacement.
September 24, 2018
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines
By Luke Hunt
The lack of justice in the Maguindanao Massacre underscores Duterte's contempt for journalists.
July 30, 2018
WhatsApp, Fake News? The Internet and Risks of Misinformation in India
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Should WhatsApp be singled out for India's fake news problem?
June 02, 2018
Fake News and India’s Democracy
By Juhi Ahuja
Disinformation campaigns could have a serious impact on India’s electoral system.
April 09, 2018
How Fake News Spreads in India
By Alisha Sachdev from StoriesAsia
Clickbait, votes, WhatsApp journalism: Your primer on what really drives fake news in India.
April 07, 2018
How the Indian Government Polices Journalists To Curb 'Fake News'
By Priyanka Borpujari
India's push to regulate "fake news" lays bare the poor state of press freedom in the country.
April 05, 2018
The Real Problem with Malaysia’s Fake News Law
By David Hutt
The controversy over the law belies deeper issues in the country and the region more generally.