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India’s fake news challenge

Many of India’s misinformation campaigns are developed and run by political parties with nationwide cyberarmies.

SAMARTH BANSAL
SAMARTH BANSAL
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India’s fake news challenge

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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