Justin Trudeau’s government laid out its plan to stop foreign actors from influencing Canada’s upcoming election. Some of the tools are long overdue, but one of them involves pressuring social media companies to curb fake news.
Considering Trudeau’s ministers have a history of accusing their critics of “fake news,” who gets to define what misinformation is?
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