FEU campaigns against spread of fake news

In main photo are (from L-R) FEU Assistant Vice President for Academic Services Joeven Castro, FEU Public Policy Center Executive Director Julia Abad, RockEd Philippines Founder Therese Capati, Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, Philippine Daily Inquirer Reporter Nikko Dizon, and National Privacy Commissioner Raymundo Liboro.

In main photo are (from L-R) FEU Assistant Vice President for Academic Services Joeven Castro, FEU Public Policy Center Executive Director Julia Abad, RockEd Philippines Founder Therese Capati, Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, Philippine Daily Inquirer Reporter Nikko Dizon, and National Privacy Commissioner Raymundo Liboro.

MANILA – As a response to the growing need to stop dissemination of false information, Far Eastern University, through its Public Policy Center (PPC), conducts a forum titled: “Spotted: #FakeNews.” The forum aims to provide FEU students with knowledge on responsible digital behavior, including identifying bogus information.

“The spread of fake news has become easier through the internet and social media, where today’s generation get their information from. As an educational institution, it is our responsibility to help our students evaluate and verify the kind of information they receive through these platforms,” says FEU president Dr. Michael Alba.

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