“Amid the spread of fake news, media must exercise greater responsibility while we pursue more media literacy efforts”, Cambodian Information Minister Dr Khieu Kanharith said.
He admitted that combating fake news remains a challenge in the country where the use of internet and social media has dramatically increased.
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Nineteen participants from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Singapore and Sri Lanka attended a three-day AIBD/UNESCO-IPDC Regional Workshop on ‘Addressing Gender Bias in Media’ from 27 to 29 March 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was supported by UNESCO-IPDC.
Developing countries or undeveloped markets must pursue cross-sectoral collaboration and increased human resource capacity to ensure effective policies and strategies that will maximise the benefits of digitisation, according to Mr. Fayyaz Shehryar, AIBD President and Director General of All India Radio, India.
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