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How African countries respond to fake news and hate speech

Garbe, Lisa, Selvik, Lisa-Marie and Lemaire, Pauline (2021) How African countries respond to fake news and hate speech. Africa at LSE (25 Nov 2021). Blog Entry.

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There has been little research into the regulation targeting fake news and hate speech in Africa, and the role state institutions play in shaping them. With tech giants relatively inactive in moderating local content on their platforms, governments are using a mix of technological and legal content regulation.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2022 10:39
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:28

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