India’s fake news challenge
Many of India’s misinformation campaigns are developed and run by political parties with nationwide cyberarmies.
India is facing information wars of an unprecedented nature and scale. Indians are bombarded with fake news and divisive propaganda on a near-constant basis from a wide range of sources, from television news to global platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp.
In The Atlantic, we map the misinformation ecosystem in the run-up to the 2019 general election.
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