Ministry Bans 6 YouTube Channels For Spreading Fake News

Ministry Bans 6 YouTube Channels For Spreading Fake News


The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has banned six more YouTube channels for spreading fake news. The six YouTube channels were found to be operating as part of a coordinated disinformation network and had nearly 20 lakh subscribers.


India Today: Continuing its crackdown on social media channels for spreading fake news, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B) banned six YouTube channels for propagating fake news and misinformation. 

The six YouTube channels were found to be operating as part of a coordinated disinformation network, had nearly 20 lakh subscribers and their videos have been watched over 51 crore times, the government said.

 

In a series of tweets, PIB listed out the names of channels and the fake news being spread by them. The names of these channels are Nation TV, Sarokar Bharat, Nation 24, Samvad Samachar, Swarnim Bharat and Sambad TV. (India Today) reports

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