June 25, 2018
Singapore Management University School of Law
Dr. Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport & Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore
Warren Fernandez, Editor-in-Chief, English/Malay/Tamil Media Group, Singapore Press Holdings and Editor, The Straits Times, Singapore
Cherian George, Professor, Department of Journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR
Alvin Tan, Head of Public Policy ASEAN, Malaysia and Singapore at Facebook, Singapore
Moderator: Torben Stephan, Director Media Programme Asia, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Singapore
Synopsis: As the term “fake news” continues to entrench itself deeper into societies, we examine the roles and social responsibilities of the key industry players involved. Hear diverse insights from public policy makers, traditional media, tech companies and academia on formulating the right balance.