Calls grow for fake news peddlers to be jailed

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The Independent Online, 9 October 2018, Wendy Jasson Da Costa

Sarah Findlay, programme co-ordinator at Media Monitoring Africa, said misinformation was easy to share and concrete steps should be taken to prevent this from doing the rounds. “A lot of people in South Africa feel uncertain and fragile, so it’s easy to stoke panic with one message.”

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