Saving the truth — how to battle fake news

UNDP Eurasia
Jan 23 · 4 min read
Illustrations: Sera Sezer

A look at the root causes

How to reverse the trend

1. Understand the local context.

2. Build capacity in the press.

3. Empower citizens to know their rights.

4. Battle corruption.

5. Build truthful information at key moments.


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