Professional media vital in fighting fake news during COVID-19 pandemic, especially weaponising vaccine procurement

Professional media and relevant institutions have played a crucial role in combating fake news and disinformation, especially during COVID-19 pandemic.
The remark was made by Phos Sovann, Director General of Information and Broadcasting General Department of the Ministry of Information in a seminar on the Role of Media and Relevant Units in Combating Fake News during COVID-19 Pandemic here in Phnom Penh yesterday.
Sovann continued that fake news and disinformation are common during disaster, election, outbreak of disease like COVID-19, adding that they usually lead to discrimination and chaos