Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Disinformation and ‘fake news’

Inquiry status: Concluded

Sub-Committee launched on 2 April 2019 to continue work on Disinformation.

Interim Report published on 29 July 2018. Final Report published 18 February 2019.


Scope of the inquiry


Terms of reference: Fake news

Latest evidence

  • 27 Nov 2018 - Disinformation and 'fake news' - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF334 KB) HC 363 | Published 29 Nov 2018

    Evidence given by Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner, and Steve Wood, Deputy Information Commissioner, Information Commissioner's Office; Leopoldo Moreau, Chair, Freedom of Expression Commission, Chamber of Deputies, Argentina, Alessandro Molon, Member of the Chamber of Deputies, Brazil, Bob Zimmer, Chair, and Nathaniel Erskine-Smith and Charlie Angus, Vice-Chairs, Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, House of Commons, Canada, Catherine Morin-Desailly, Chair, Standing Committee on Culture, Education and Media, French Senate, Eamon Ryan, member, Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Parliament of Ireland, Pritam Singh, Edwin Tong and Sun Xueling, members, Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods, Parliament of Singapore; Ashkan Soltani, tech expertat 4.00pm

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