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Élections générales 2019

Élections générales 2019

April 17, 2019

Du 11 avril au 19 mai, la plus grande démocratie du monde va faire la démonstration de sa force lors des élections législatives nationales, menant à la nomination du Premier ministre et de son gouvernement. Au-delà de son ampleur, ce scrutin fera l’objet d’une âpre bat...

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Mushrooming of paid news culture in India

Mushrooming of paid news culture in India

June 17, 2018

The role of the media is supposed to facilitate greater accountability of public personalities and bring the corruption into light. But seeing the recent trends the credibility of media is being questioned. Only after a month of ‘Operation 136’ Cobrapost, an independent inves...

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Post backlash, order on fake news withdrawn

Post backlash, order on fake news withdrawn

April 4, 2018

India withdrew an arbitrary decree to crackdown on fake news, less than 12 hours after a tsunami of backlash. But the larger message from the Modi government engaged in headline and event management seems to be—“fall in line or else...”!

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Netizens and their truce with fake news in India

Netizens and their truce with fake news in India

August 22, 2017

A Webaqoof is one who believes every word or information on the Internet and social media to be true is a new 21st century Hinglish dictionary word introduced by Shashi Tharoor, the Congress man known for his pertinent sense of humour.

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