India: Proliferation of Misinformation – Minorities at Receiving End

Misinformation is now turning fatal in India, a country of 1.4 billion people. Despite 17 IFCN-certified fact-checking organizations, the most of any country, the proliferation of misinformation — in hundreds of regional languages — has massively outpaced the growth in fact-checking operations. And it is leading to religious polarisation and even destruction of property and loss of life. And at the receiving end of this misinformation are India’s religious minorities.

Source: UCANews

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