Police lock down Prince Edward MTR Station on August 31 after a clash with protesters that sparked online rumours that three people had died. Photo: APPolice lock down Prince Edward MTR Station on August 31 after a clash with protesters that sparked online rumours that three people had died. Photo: AP
Police lock down Prince Edward MTR Station on August 31 after a clash with protesters that sparked online rumours that three people had died. Photo: AP
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Editorial by SCMP Editorial

Truth behind news has never been so important

  • Rumours and fake information spread easily on social media, and as recent clashes at a train station have shown lead to confusion and fuel anger

Police lock down Prince Edward MTR Station on August 31 after a clash with protesters that sparked online rumours that three people had died. Photo: APPolice lock down Prince Edward MTR Station on August 31 after a clash with protesters that sparked online rumours that three people had died. Photo: AP
Police lock down Prince Edward MTR Station on August 31 after a clash with protesters that sparked online rumours that three people had died. Photo: AP
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