WhatsApp Main Conveyer of Fake News – Nation Group Editor

Social media especially WhatsApp is the main disseminator of fake news in Uganda today, according to Carol Beyanga, the head Digital platforms at Nation Media Group.

While making a presentation today at Golden Tulip Hotel in Kampala, Beyanga said there are two kinds of fake news including disinformation and miss-information. She described disinformation as deliberate false news and miss-information as unintentional news which is false.

Beyanga was speaking at the opening ceremony of Uganda Media Week.