Countering Fake News and Corruption in Mongolia

by IRINovember 30th, 2017

Fake news and corruption are two significant issues testing the fabric of Mongolian democracy today. Although these challenges have been widely covered global trends, with fake news becoming somewhat of a buzz word in the realms of politics and international development, neither issues are new but will continue to test the integrity of developing democratic systems around the globe. As a result, democracies such as Mongolia will require strong investigative journalism to counter their toxic and disruptive effects. The role of a free, open and credible press is now more critical than ever to help inform citizens and inject transparency and accountability into anti-corruption efforts. Read more

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