Spreading Fake News and Rumours on Various Social Media Platforms Causes Losing the Right of People to Know the Truth

The meeting of the Union Minister of the Ministry of Information and the responsible persons from broadcasting organizations was held at the Ministry meeting hall on 19 September and Union Minister U Maung Maung Ohn, officials from respective departments and officials from the broadcasting media attended the meeting.

During the meeting, Union Minister U Maung Maung Ohn highlighted as follow:

  • As the role of the media is important, media needs to be flexible with modern systems and consistent with State policies.
  • Currently, some media outlets are spreading fake news and rumours, therefore people lose the right to know the truth.
  • Media companies need to continue participating in the task of ensuring peace and stability of the State and also work together to reach a right paradigm shift.

Furthermore, the officials discussed on the points for broadcast media to be aware of, the conditions of broadcasting laws and TV and FM broadcasters, which are cooperating with the MRTV, it is reported.

Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar (20.9.2022)

  • In the meeting of the officials from broadcasting organizations, Union Minister U Maung Maung Ohn said that the role of the media is important. Therefore, media needs to be flexible with modern systems and consistent with State policies. Currently, some media outlets are spreading fake news and rumours, therefore people lose the right to know the truth.

 

engdate: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 18:30
month: 
September, 2022