COMMENT | Text without context is a pretext, goes the saying. We must allow ourselves some room to doubt the information served to us on our social media feeds to avoid unwittingly becoming pawns in a chess game.
Not everyone has the time or ability to fact-check and investigate, but we can all take a beat and ask, “betul ke?”
That dose of healthy scepticism is a necessity in this age of misinformation and it needs to be applied towards both information that we dislike as well as those we favour, even when it looks, sounds, and appears credible.
It does not mean that...