How Coronavirus is Creating Fake News | Post-Truth


Coronavirus has become pandemic. In a few short months, the virus has advanced from its suspected origin point in Wuhan, China to almost every corner of the globe. Traveling faster than the virus, itself, has been a wave of conspiracy theories, propaganda and online rumors. Fear and panic caused by covid-19 have created the perfect conditions for "fake news" and disinformation to thrive. In the post-truth era, an increasingly polarized world is facing a crisis of information. People have grown less trusting of traditional authorities such as government and media. How can we seek the truth in times of crisis? Radio Free Asia's Cantonese language bureau explores these topics in an all new video series, "Post-Truth."