Over the past few days, as protests by JNU students continue over fees hike, misleading posts aimed at protesters have spread through social media. BOOM has debunked misinformation around the #JNUProtests. #FakeNews #JNU #Thread (1/n)
BOOM reached out to Shambhavi Siddhi, a Master’s degree student, who has been misidentified as a 43-year-old who is still studying at #JNU. #FakeNews #JNUProtests (2/n)
An old photograph of Annie Raja, General Secretary of the National Federation of Indian Woman (NFIW) resurfaced with false claims that she is a first year student of #JNU. #FakeNews #JNUProtests (4/n)
A photo of a woman bleeding profusely from the head while partaking in a #Muharrum procession is being shared with a false claim that she is a #JNU student injured in a crackdown by the police. #FakeNews #JNUProtests (7/n)
A screen grab of a Zee News bulletin showing students protesting at #JNU is viral with false claims that one among them has been studying in the varsity since 1989. #FakeNews #JNUProtests (8/n)
All the news that's fit to toot. Sign up here.