Nine fake news YouTube channels are discovered by the PIB fact check unit; check out the list

Nine fake news YouTube channels are discovered by the PIB fact check unit; check out the list

The ministry pointed out that these media outlets incorrectly attributed derogatory statements to constitutional figures like the Prime Minister, the Chief Election Commissioner, and the Chief Justice of India.

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On Friday, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said that the fact-checking unit of the Press Information Bureau had found nine YouTube channels that were spreading false information and news in India.

These channels, to be specific 'Bharat Ekta News', 'Bajrang Training', 'Bj News', 'Sansani Live Television', 'GVT News', 'Everyday Review', 'Stomach Muscle Bolega Bharat', 'Sarkari Yojana Official', and 'Aapke Guruji', were pinpointed by the PIB's reality actually look at the unit, as nitty gritty in the service's delivered list.

The ministry claims that the PIB's Fact Check Unit conducted multiple fact checks on nine distinct Twitter threads to address the false information distributed by these channels, noting that their subscriber base ranged from 11,700 to 34,70 lakh.

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The ministry pointed out that these media outlets incorrectly attributed derogatory statements to constitutional figures like the Prime Minister, Chief Election Commissioner, and Chief Justice of India. Misleading cases about the President's Standard in specific states, EVM boycotts, ecclesiastical abdications/passings, cash note boycotts, bank terminations, and falsehood on government plans were among the manufactured accounts.

In addition, these channels disseminated false information regarding natural disasters, the deaths of Indian citizens, the deployment of the armed forces, school closures, and other topics.

The ministry expressed serious concerns regarding the monetization of fake news on YouTube, which has a total subscriber base of more than 83 million. It was mentioned that these channels use sensational false thumbnails and clickbait to increase traffic and profit from content.

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