India Misinformed: The True Story

India Misinformed: The True Story

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Overview



The propaganda of misinformation and hoaxes disseminated through print, graphics, and social media has altered the social landscape of this nation. It has led to multiple cases of lynching, mob violence, defamation and riots, and continues to pose a serious threat to Indian democracy.

India Misinformed: The True Story, written by the team of Alt News, a fact-checking website that debunks fake information - and edited by Pratik Sinha, Dr Sumaiya Shaikh and Arjun Sidharth - identifies the purveyors of fabricated news, exposes the propaganda machinery and familiarizes readers with techniques to detect these menacing stories.

Was Jawaharlal Nehru anti-Hindu? Was Narendra Modi declared one of the most corrupt prime ministers in the world? Is Sonia Gandhi the fourth richest woman in the world? Did Rahul Gandhi register as a non-Hindu at the Somnath Temple? With photographs to establish its claims, India Misinformed: The True Story presents the real picture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789353028381
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers India
Publication date: 04/17/2019
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 13 MB
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About the Author

Pratik Sinha is the co-founder of Alt News. Dr Sumaiya Shaikh, a neuroscientist in Sweden, is the science editor. Arjun Sidharth is a writer with Alt News. He has previously worked in the television news industry.

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