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A cross-industry collaboration takes shape to combat misinformation

Misinformation Combat Alliance to work on targeted intervention, media literacy

Fake news, social media, technology, misinformation
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BS Reporter New Delhi
With misinformation assuming pandemic proportions and India producing the largest amount of misinformation on social media on Covid-19 (Sage study), fact-checkers in the country have their task cut out. To deal with this menace, 10 organisations in India have now joined forces to launch the “Misinformation Combat Alliance” (MCA) – a cross-industry collaborative effort aimed at combatting and limiting the spread of misinformation through targeted interventions and activities.

These organisations come from the field of fact-checking, media, technology and public relations, and include Factly, Fact Crescendo, Newschecker, People Like Us Create or PLUC, Tattle, The Healthy Indian Project or THIP,

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First Published: Mar 24 2022 | 12:12 PM IST

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