Politics Government wants to be a big brother to prevent fake news; will it work? Updated : December 27, 2018 01:33 PM IST The solution to fake news is a long systematic one. It lies in media literacy, and understanding fake from true, as opposed to mass surveillance and covert censorship. It seems like good, law-abiding, citizens are paying the price for the lies put out by politically motivated deviants. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.