Saturday, October 23, 2021
Saturday, October 23, 2021
HomeFact checkWeekly Wrap: From A 3-D Visual Effects Video To Misleading Claims On...

Weekly Wrap: From A 3-D Visual Effects Video To Misleading Claims On India-China Dispute

For this week’s wrap, where Newschecker rounds up key fact checks, we found a video of a siren being shared with misleading news related to the ongoing India-China territorial dispute, how PM Narendra Modi’s 2017 Ro-Ro ferry initiative was shared as a recent one, and how a 3-D visual effects video of a drone delivering a package in Lagos, Nigeria fooled many online users. 

2016 Video Of A Siren Shared With Misleading Claims Related To Ongoing India-China Dispute In Ladakh

The Chinese army did not use a loudspeaker at the Indian military camp in Ladakh recently. The video in the claim is from 2016 and shows a product called Defender Siren.

Read Full Fact Check Here

PM Modi’s 2017 Ro-Ro Ferry Initiative Shared With Braemar Cruise Video From Greece

PM Modi’s 2017 Ro-Ro ferry initiative was shared as a recent one. And the accompanying video is in fact of the Braemar cruise in Corinth Canal, Greece. 

Read Full Fact Check Here

Video Of Man Urging Muslim Community To Increase Representation Is Not Himalaya’s Founder

Himalaya Drug Company’s founder M Manal passed away in 1986. Man in the viral video is Naqi Ahmed Nadwi, administrator at Maaden, Riyadh.

Read Full Fact Check Here

3-D Visual Effects Video Showing Drone Delivery Service In Nigeria Fooled Many

The claim on a drone delivery service in Lagos, Nigeria, which is accompanied by a video is misleading. The video in context was created using 3-D visual effects and is not real. 

Read Full Fact Check Here


If you would like us to fact check a claim, give feedback or lodge a complaint, WhatsApp us at 9999499044 or email us at checkthis@newschecker.in. You can also visit the Contact Us page and fill the form.

Nikita Vashisth
Nikita is a writer and editor for English fact-checking. She also leads projects to understand the misinformation and fake-news ecosystem—with an emphasis on data and psychology. Previously, she has worked with IndiaSpend, CNN-News18 and written for Citizen Matters and Mongabay-India on the environment, health, and politics. She’s a postgraduate of the Computational Journalism program at Cardiff University, Wales.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular