Don’t lie to the people

Focusing on fact checking, Embassy Political Officer Mary Alexander talks to Aren Melikyan from sut.am, talk about how today’s media landscape allows anyone to publish “news” to push forward their agenda. Fact checking takes time and resources, so Melikyan said it can be easy for fake or wrong news to spread easily. That is why, he said, it is important to have professional fact checkers ensuring that the audience is protected.

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