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How False Headlines and Thumbnails on YouTube Spread Misinformation in Nepal
Google-owned YouTube is facing criticism for not tackling misinformation. Despite calls for greater transparency and collaboration with fact-checkers, YouTube fails to take action to prevent the spread of false information.
Oli’s claim Election Commission cancelled complaint against Lamichhane’s candidacy is false
Speaking at a meeting of the House of Representatives on February 5, 2023, former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli claimed that the Election Commission had dismissed a complaint against Rashtriya Swatantra Party’s Rabi Lamichhane’s candidacy and issued an approval. Nepal Check found his claim to be false.
Claims Rabi Lamichhane praised PM Dahal lack context
Videos purportedly voiced by the television show host-turned-politician Rabi Lamichhane have gone viral on TikTok with the claim that he lauded Prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda.’ Nepal Check found the viral clip to be missing its context.
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