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Economic and Political Weekly / Chinmayi Arun / Feb 11
“The Indian government is treating the lynchings as a ‘fake news’ problem, and is placing the onus of remedies on Whats­App. This is a misdirected policy response that does little to address the issue…We must view the mob violence and murder resulting from rumour in India from an incitement-to-violence perspective, not a fake-news perspective.”
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