In the previous week Ekta addressed misinformation around various topics such as COVID-19 vaccine, politics and elections. While misinformation often follows the newscycle, there is also sporadic and region specific misinformation. In this blogpost we bring you top fact-check reports and deep dives picked by EKTA editors from the previous week.
WebQoof, the Quint’s fact-check team addressed misinformation around black fungus and vaccine wastage and false claims on conversion to Christianity
Factly brings you debunks of regional misinformation from Telugu speaking states
AFP’s top pick is a piece debunking misinformation around Israel-Palestine conflict
Vishvas News’addressed vaccine misinformation in multiple Indian languages and other claims on Facebook news feed and child marriage
In-Depth: चुनावों से जुड़ा दुष्प्रचार (Misinformation related to elections)
Fact Check: फेसबुक आपकी न्यूज फीड को 25 दोस्तों तक सीमित नहीं कर रहा, वायरल मैसेज पुराना और फर्जी (Viral post claiming Facebook is limiting your news feed is fake)
Fact Check: आधार के मुताबिक, तस्वीर में दिख रही दुल्हन की उम्र 19 साल, बाल विवाह का दावा झूठा (The bride seen in the viral pic is a 19 year old; the claim of child marriage is fake)
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