ANALYSIS | The SA election troll armies go on the march unchecked

06 March 2019 - 09:00 By RANJENI MUSUMANY
There is no proper monitoring of how disinformation is used to influence public perception in SA ahead of the 2019 critical election.
There is no proper monitoring of how disinformation is used to influence public perception in SA ahead of the 2019 critical election.
Image: RODGER BOSCH / AFP

There have been several media exposes about the use of political troll armies and characters behind fake news operations, but there is no proper monitoring of how disinformation is used to influence public perception in SA.

Two months before a critical election, this is dangerous.

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