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Alt News selectively cites coronavirus statistics to criticise PM Modi alleging he used selective data

Alt News published an article alleging that PM Modi selectively cited coronavirus numbers to give a rosy picture of country’s fight against the pandemic

IFCN signatory fact-checker spreads fake news after netizens call for boycotting Mirzapur 2 over Ali Fazal’s comment on anti-CAA riots

While netizens are boycotting Mirzapur 2 over Ali Fazal's comments over December riots, the IFCN signatory site linked it with February riots

Fake news and Left bias: Essay by assessor is testament to not just her bias, but also that of IFCN and websites it certifies

Kanchan Kaur in the employee of IFCN (International Fact-Checking Network) who decides which website gets the IFCN certification in India and which portal does not.

Child abuse? Netizens react as co-founder of AltNews shares the photo of an underage girl to intimidate the grandfather

Responding to a tweet by a Twitter user, Md Zubair chose to target the young girl seen in the profile image of the user instead of replying

Alt News fails to spot a joke about Apache helicopters over Pangong Tso lake, fact-checks it

Alt News fact checks satirical tweet by aviation writer Mihir Shah where he had mocked false claims made by several people on social media

Watch out : ‘Fact checkers’ are trying to claim the fake moral space that big media lost

Welcome to the new reality of the media landscape. All the goodness of old propaganda journalism, cleverly re-branded as “fact checking.”

IndiaSpend’s faulty ‘factchecker’ shuts down its heavily biased and dubious ‘hate crime watch’

The 'Hate Crime Watch' had gone to the extent of giving a clean chit to Islamic terrorist who was responsible for the Pulwama terror attack.

AltNews lies in its response but IFCN declares political activists ‘neutral’: Here is how IFCN is a threat to Indian sovereignty

The 'International' in IFCN ought to have been replaced with the word Globalist since it captures their motives and objectives much more effectively.

AltNews exposes itself, accuses police officer of lying but won’t pull down ‘fact-check’ based on his quotes

Self-proclaimed fact-check website, AltNews had recently tried to dilute the charges of brutality heaped on the 3-year-old victim in Aligarh.

International Fact-Checking Network says its Indian signatory Alt News may have potentially violated IFCN Code of Principles

IFCN accepted that Pratik Sinha has violated its nonpartisanship policy by being a member of Jan Sangharsh Manch

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