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Indian Govt Trots Out Meaningless Data As COVID-19 Cases Rocket Despite Lockdown

The Indian government is using incomplete national-level data to justify arbitrary policy decisions, defend its record, and underplay the extent of the COVID-19 crisis.

Indian Govt Trots Out Meaningless Data As COVID-19 Cases Rocket Despite Lockdown

Fighting fake news: Decoding ‘fact-free’ world of WhatsApp

We collected data from over 2000 politics-focussed public WhatsApp groups in the run-up to 2018 December assembly elections to identify themes that get viral in India’s “fake news” ecosystem. We report three key findings in the Hindustan Times. NEW: @gvrkiran and I collected data from over 2000 politics-focussed public

Fighting fake news: Decoding ‘fact-free’ world of WhatsApp

4,925 Tweets: Elon Musk’s Twitter Habit, Dissected

We collected and analysed all original tweets and replies from @elonmusk as of July 12, 2018. It excludes retweets before March 2015 and any deleted tweets. He shares life views, rebuts critics, teases business ideas—and causes controversy. Read this visual story on the Wall Street Journal

4,925 Tweets: Elon Musk’s Twitter Habit, Dissected