Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicManipulated Media

Topic: Manipulated Media

Viral image of Kejriwal and Bhagwant Mann sitting in front of liquor stores is photoshopped

The image, which was shared by several BJP leaders and went viral on social media, was taken from a screengrab of a video in which Kejriwal and Mann sat on a cot in a mustard field.

Follow our law or quit India — Time for Twitter to stop behaving like an internet coloniser

From ‘manipulated media’ tags on BJP leaders’ tweets to suspension of Kangana Ranaut’s account, Twitter is showing its prejudice each day.

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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