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India: Beyond fake news

The spreading of false information and hate speech is becoming part of the growth of social media online. In this session, we will hear how BBC World Services’ journalists tried to counter false news during the Indian elections. Rupa Jha (Head of Indian Language Services, BBC, India)    



The spreading of false information and hate speech is becoming part of the growth of social media online. In this session, we will hear how BBC World Services’ journalists tried to counter false news during the Indian elections. With the BBC report on how false news is being spread by ordinary citizens, they made numerous editorial decisions, taking the role of fake news into account. Rupa Jha (Head of Indian Language Services, BBC, India)    
 
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Makhotka 2 - Track 1
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