State agency would determine what constitutes misinformation.
The Indian government is proposing tough measures to clamp down on what it considers fake news.
Proposals include giving a state-run agency the power to decide what is false and what is not.
But critics say it gives the government new powers of censorship – restricting media and putting journalists at greater risk of prosecution.
Presenter: Nick Clark
Ashish Shukla – fFunder of NewsBred website
Rana Ayyub – Global opinions writer at Washington Post
Anant Nath – General secretary of Editors Guild of India
Published On 20 Jan 2023
Source : Al Jazeera English