25 Mar 2019

Fake news and the mosque shootings

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:20 pm on 25 March 2019

It's a sad fact of the aftermath of terrible tragedies that misinformation and fake news start spreading through social media.

It happens regularly in the US following school shootings, claims they were faked or orchestrated by the US government - and unfortunately people are reporting that it is happening here following the Christchurch mosque shooting.

So we invited Jordan Carter from Internet NZ to advise on what to do if someone you know is sucked in by some of these theories.

People gather outside Al Noor Mosque

People gather outside Al Noor Mosque Photo: RNZ/ Dan Cook

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