Fake news more dangerous than paid news: Javadekar

Information and Broadcasting
Minister Prakash Javadekar
has said, fake news is more
dangerous than paid news
and there is a need for the
government and the media to
combat it jointly

In an interaction with
journalists of a news agency
in New Delhi today, he said,
fake news has to be stopped
and it is not just the
government’s job, it is
everybody’s job.

Those who are in the
business of genuine news,
they all must strive hard to
combat it. Talking about paid
news, the Minister said, it is
unethical and the media
community has to stop it.