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BBC Fake News Research

OpIndia’s response to International Fact Checking Network’s rejection of its application for accreditation

OpIndia.com's rejection by IFCN further confirms that the organization of fact-checkers is merely another liberal echo-chamber. It also shows that IFCN is concerned less about the quality of fact-checking and more about the political inclinations of the applicant.

BBC’s choice of fact-checkers and its reliance on accreditation by IFCN reveals extensive bias in its Fake News research

The BBC must come out clean and admit that it's research on Fake News on does not adhere to academic standards and issue an unconditional apology.

BBC’s amended research on Fake News: Glaring flaws, negligence and a carefully hidden confession

The BBC in its amended report on its research on Fake News has corrected only minor mistakes while ignoring the great flaws in their research.

Dear BBC, unscientific research is fake news

I’d love to see a BBC staffer go flying in a plane at 30,000 feet that has only been “ethnographically tested”.

Not only BBC ‘fake news in India’ research, but Nigeria and Kenya research also pulled down

BBC 'fake news' research on Kenya and Nigeria pulled down too

Here Lies BBC: Your BBC is not infallible, dear Media Sepoys

Here are just 20 instances of fake news that were furthered by the BBC

Destined to fail: BBC’s ‘Fake News’ research relied on sources with a political bias and one with a Congress connection

The BBC has been busy removing its Fake News research from its website, uploading it, then removing it again.

BBC deletes ‘fake news’ research, amends, uploads, deletes again

BBC had recently published a 'research' paper on fake news which had created quite the brouhaha. The research was conducted based on shoddy methodology, based on questionable sources and had been comprehensively debunked by OpIndia.com

BBC takes first step towards admitting shoddy work, accepts error in listing fake news sources

BBC has chosen to throw caution, diligence and integrity to the wind.

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