Who is Afraid of New Media? Fake News and Hate Speech

‘Gbenga Sesan

Panel Moderator

Who is Afraid of New Media? Fake News and Hate Speech

2:00 [PM] Wednesday, 24 October, 2018

New media has changed the narrative of engagement and lifestyle of people all over the world creating opportunities and turning the world to a ‘global village’. However, issues of fake news and hate speech now threaten citizens and government in various ways. The session will review occurrences around the issues, what citizens, institutions and government need to do in ensuring new media is used responsibly.

  • Panel Moderator: ‘Gbenga Sesan
  • Panellists:
    1. Idiat Hassan
    2. Theophilus Abbah
    3. Akua Gyekye
    4. Jimoh Moshood
    5. Ronald Kakembo