List of debunked messages

# Domain Headline Post URL Category 1 indiatoday.in Fact Check: Bloated casualty figures linked to coronavirus leave netizens in panic https://www.indiatoday.in/fact-check/story/fact-check-bloated-casualty-figures-linked-to-coronavirus-leave-netizens-in-panic-1643257-2020-02-04 Doctored Statistics 2 altnews.in Coronavirus: Image showing sulphur dioxide forecasts falsely linked with mass cremation in Wuhan https://www.altnews.in/coronavirus-image-showing-sulphur-dioxide-forecasts-falsely-linked-with-mass-cremation-in-wuhan/ Nature…

Political partisanship and COVID response in India

Dibyendu Mishra, Anmol Panda, Joyojeet Pal (Suggested citation: Mishra, D., Panda, A., and Pal, J. (2020) Political partisanship and COVID response in India https://joyojeet.people.si.umich.edu/political-partisanship-and-covid-response-in-india/)   We analyzed the timing, frequency, and content of Indian politicians’ tweeting on COVID related issues.…

Content patterns in COVID-19 related digital misinformation in India

Syeda Zainab Akbar, Joyojeet Pal (Suggested Citation: Akbar, S., Pal, J. (2020) Content patterns in COVID-19 related digital misinformation in India. Microsoft Research India. Available online at: http://joyojeet.people.si.umich.edu/an-archive-of-covid-19-related-fake-news-in-india/) We conducted a preliminary survey of debunked COVID-19 related messages online, to create a taxonomy of misinformation.…

Indian journalists’ influence on Twitter

(suggested citation: Mishra, D. and Pal, J. (2020) Indian journalists’ influence on Twitter http://joyojeet.people.si.umich.edu/indian-journalists-influence-on-twitter/)   Overview The goal of this work has been to map the networks of influence on Indian social media. We took the top 110 journalists based…