Fake News During Election Campaigns

Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger regularly gives legal advice in the Austrian media journal “Statement”.  The magazine is published by the Austrian Journalist Club.

In the July/August 2017 issue Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger addresses the issue fake news in times preceding national parliamentary elections.

She gives tips on how journalists can protect themselves from possible liability and lawsuits following false reports.


Statement: Fake News