PUBLIC SESSION ON FAKE NEWS: KNOW IT. FIGHT IT.

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Dear Mr. Sagar,

I am writing to invite you as a Special Invitee at the session on “Fake News. Fight it. Kill it.” scheduled to be held on 16th August 2018 from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM at India International Centre, Seminar Hall 2 & 3,  Kamaladevi Complex, New Delhi.

The country is today struggling to cope with the menace of false news, doctored videos and recordings which mislead the common man, impact opinions and even affect electoral outcomes. I believe that such sessions are need of the hour.

Happy to share with you that our eminent panel of speakers include Mr. Pavan Duggal, Cyberlaw Expert, Mr. Govindraj Ethiraj, Founder, BOOM and IndiaSpend, Ms. Rema Rajeshwari, District Police Chief, Jogulamba Gadwal District, Telangana, and Mr. Mihir Sharma, Columnist, Bloomberg View.

Please refer to the flyer appended below for further details.

I hope you would accept our invitation and participate in the Session. We are pleased to be able to extend to you a complimentary registration.

PUBLIC SESSION ON
FAKE NEWS: KNOW IT. FIGHT IT.
16th August, 2018
India International Centre, Seminar Hall 2 & 3
Lodhi Estate, New Delhi
3:30 p.m – 5 p.m (Registration starts at 3 p.m)Are you or your organisation a victim of fake news?
Are you too, without knowing it, contributing to the spread of fake news?
From harmless misinformation to deadly consequences, how did fake news explode and get weaponised in the manner it has?

India is struggling to cope with the menace of false news, doctored videos and recordings which mislead the common man, impact opinions and even affect electoral outcomes.

The Supreme Court has warned against “mobocracy” caused by spread of false rumours. Some countries are fighting false information through special laws. It is time we took the bull by the horn, lest it should gore our democracy.

Join us for a discussion on ‘Fake News: Know it. Fight It.‘ with an eminent panel that includes Mr. Pavan Duggal, CyberLaw Expert, Mr. Govindraj Ethiraj, Founder, Boom and IndiaSpend, Ms. Rema Rajeshwari, District Police Chief, Jogulamba Gadwal District, Telangana and Mr. Mihir Sharma, Columnist, Bloomberg View.

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