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Volume: 16 Issue: 1
(January 2018)

tokyo 2020 fake news strategy new reality event organisers worldwide phenomenon fake news involves misinformation spreading alarming rate

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The Tokyo 2020 fake news strategy: a new reality for event organisers

The worldwide phenomenon of fake news involves misinformation spreading at an alarming rate via online platforms and has become a particular concern for the organisers of major sporting events. To combat this problem, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has implemented a strategy to monitor and when necessary to take action to combat fake news. The Tokyo 2020 Communications Team explain in this article the actions taken so far to address fake news.

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