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Meer Faisal
Meer Faisal

Meer Faisal is an independent multimedia journalist based in New Delhi. He covers human rights, politics and religious violence in India.

Writer’s Articles

This Indian fact-checking newsroom is at the forefront of the fight against disinformation on the war in Gaza

In the digital battleground of Gaza's war, a surge of disinformation, primarily from Indian Hindu nationalists, paints Palestinians negatively, fueled by Islamophobia and pro-Israeli sentiments; yet, Alt News emerges as a crucial counterforce, diligently fact-checking and debunking these misleading narratives, even in Arabic, amidst a sea of manipulated social media content.

Published on: Tue, 12/05/2023 - 13:11
How the New York Times fuelled a crackdown on journalists in India

Vague reporting and a piece ‘laden with innuendo’ by the New York Times gave Indian authorities the excuse they needed to crack down on news website Newsclick

Published on: Tue, 10/31/2023 - 17:56
How social media bans have crippled journalism in India’s Punjab

The Indian government has ordered social media platforms to block hundreds of accounts of journalists and activists

Published on: Tue, 05/16/2023 - 07:30