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PODCAST: How Fake News Stokes Violent Crises

Often, fake news, especially spread through social media, is blamed for causing or stoking the embers of violent crises...

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In the midst of the tense situation that resulted from the killing of some travellers in Jos and the imposition of a 24-hour curfew, the Plateau State Government warned that it would arrest purveyors of fake news.

Often, fake news, especially spread through social media, is blamed for causing or stoking the embers of violent crises.

In this episode of Nigeria Daily, we look at how fake news sets societies on fire and what needs to be done to avert its impact.

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