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Sandip Roy: WhatsApp for?

May 2, 2018

In India, the fake news genie is well and truly out of the bottle. 

Need a quick booster shot of national pride? How about a “quote" of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange praising the Indian prime minister? Need to help foment a riot in? Grab a still from a film showing a goon stripping a woman. Need to let loose a lynch mob? Start a rumor about a gang abducting children.