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French President, Emmanuel Macron said he will change media law in France to fight against the "fake news" on social media.

 

He has criticized Russian media, openly accusing TV channel RT of sowing disinformation about him via its website and social media during the presidential election.

 

"If we want to protect liberal democracies, we must have strong legislation," Mr Macron told during a news conference on Wednesday.

 

In the case of fake news published during elections, an emergency legal action could take by French authorities to suppress that content or even block access to the website, He said further.  

 

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