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Social media: should they be banned in times of crisis?

2019-09-17T09:58:31+00:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

During the terrorist attack on Easter Sunday last April, the Sri Lanka government decided to temporarily shut down access to social media to stop the spread of fake news. This episode ignited a wide debate on international media, opposing those who welcome this kind of measures and those who execrate them.