France24: Indonesia battles fake news after quake-tsunami disaster

France24: Indonesia battles fake news after quake-tsunami disaster. ” Indonesia has cracked down on ‘fake news’ about its deadly quake-tsunami disaster, with police arresting nine people for spreading hoaxes in a bid to prevent further panic spreading among survivors. False reports claiming that another huge quake was about to hit Sulawesi island — which is already reeling from last Friday’s double tragedy that has killed over 1,400 people — have circulated online in recent days.”

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