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On Thursday's Backchat, latest developments in the anti-extradition and social unrest in Hong Kong with Democratic Party lawmaker James To and Hong Kong Baptist University political science professor Jean-pierre Cabestan.
On Thursday's Backchat, fake news and rumours. There have been some notable, unverified claims made in connection with the extradition bill protests recently. Carrie Lam said that 'every one of us, including Government officials, have to be extremely cautious in ascertaining whether information is accurate. As far as the Government is concerned, if those rumours and speculations concern any Government operations or decisions or activities, then we have a duty to come out to provide a clarification.' Is fake news a particular problem here and now, and how can it be countered? Where do you get information about the protests from and what sources do you trust? How should the public differentiate between the fact and rumours? How is the international media covering the ongoing demonstrations and clashes in Hong Kong? Join Legislator and journalist Claudia Mo, and author and journalist Nury Vittachi for the discussion
8:30-9:30 Latest on HK Protests - Fake News & Rumours
Claudia Mo, Legislator, Hong Kong First
Nury Vittachi, Author and Journalist