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  • The United States Will Send Additional 20 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Other Countries
  • 220 Palestinians Killed and 6039 Injured in Israeli Attacks on Gaza and West Bank in the Last Ten Days: Palestinian Health Ministry
  • The United States Demands Israel to Provide 'Justification" for its Attack on Gaza Media Centre
  • Beware of Fake News and Fake Messages on Social Media
  • Check Whether Photos Are Original or Photoshopped or Out of Context Pictures
  • Check Google images for Authenticity-You Can Find Help from Google Reverse Images Search
  • Beware of Fake News Websites Which Run by People With No Journalism Background to Promote Their Own Ideology
  • Check the News Sources from Other Websites Whether They Picked Up the Story or Not
  • Forwarding Social Media Messages from Unknown Sources or Little Known Sources, It Would be Better to Ignore Them
  • You Can Easily Identify Fake Messages if the Message Requests You to Share
  • Beware of Fake News or Fake Photos/Videos Relating to Communal Hatred
  • Always Check Fact Checking Sites if You Have Some Doubts About the Authenticity of Any Information or Picture

Category: Special Video Feature

December 23, 2019

Festival Fever

Mother Dear’s Community Center was founded in 1957 by the late Rev. Annie Woodridge. Her descendants continue her legacy of giving back to the community, preparing and distributing hundreds of meals to seniors and people in need during the holidays..The art of making chocolate: People in America features the story of Juliana Desmond, a chocolate artist in Tucson, Arizona

December 8, 2019

Adoption Lessons in Black & White

In the U.S., black youngsters are disproportion­ately represented in the child welfare system and often adopted into white families.Adopting a child is a challenge for all families, but bringing home a child of a different race adds another layer of complexity

November 24, 2019

World of Water

Joy and danger on the waterways, as rising sea levels threaten Louisiana’s bayou, a ship graveyard becomes a nature lover’s paradise, scientists battle an invasive fish species, and Maine’s famous lobsters thrive still today, thanks to some common sense fishing practices

November 23, 2019

Red Carpet

This week on Red Carpet, Jay-Z hosts his inaugural Shawn Carter Foundation Gala, two “Black Panther” actors starring in new films, and who is this year’s pick for People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive?” Also, queen of Afro-zouk music Monique Seka joins us in studio

November 6, 2019

Cambodian Choreographer Promotes He...

Cambodian Choreographer Promotes Healing Through Dance

October 28, 2019

From China, With Love: An Adoption ...

A heartwarming story about the Hurst family in Midland, Michigan, who adopted three kids from China with developmental disabilities, two of whom were born without eyes. We visit some of the professionals supporting them and see how music therapy is playing a key role in overcoming their lack of sight and developmental problems

October 23, 2019

Mix and Match

Ten years ago, Nigeria accounted for half of the world’s polio cases, but following an aggressive vaccination program, the African nation is on the verge of being declared polio free…Over the past two decades, mixed martial arts events have begun filling arenas and attracting millions of TV viewers and considerable advertising dollars

October 13, 2019

Good News

Some U.S. veterans with post-traumatic stress and anxiety are turning to beekeeping to help relieve their symptoms…More small scale farmers in central Kenya have switched from growing food crops to planting and harvesting an herbal stimulant known locally as “Muguka” – a variety of the drug, Khat.

October 5, 2019

Rediscovery and Adventure

Explore some old-time pastimes, from riding a steam locomotive, to watching a wingwalker take to the sky, and digging into the original Buffalo wings. Plus, see how one small town reinvented itself to become an artist’s paradise

September 27, 2019

Red Carpet-Entertainment News Aroun...

On Red Carpet this week, a recap of the 71st Emmy Awards, including who wore what and some of the big winners of the night. Also, Angolan singer Ary talks to us about her return to the music scene, a look at Nicki Minaj’s new collaboration with Italian designer Fendi, Jennifer Lopez’s epic moment from Milan Fashion week, and an Ethiopian handbag designer shares her secret to success. These stories and much more on Red Carpet this week

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India COVID-19 News

 May 18, 2021

India Coronavirus Cases: 24,965,463 Deaths274,390 

In the last 24 hours, 3,78,741 people have recovered from COVID-19. There are now 35,16,997 active cases. Over 4,000 people have died in the world in the last 24 hours for the third day in a row

How You Identify Fake News or Messages on Social Media 

Beware of Fake News and Fake Messages on Social Media

Always follow websites or social media platforms of traditional media outlets whether newspapers, magazines,Television News Channels or Radio Stations and authentic online only media outlets.They still maintain journalism excellence and stress on reportorial talent.On the other hand, fake news websites run by people with non journalism background and promote their own ideology with fake news and disinformations and obviously conspiracy theories.

But unfortunately mainstream media also manipulates news to establish their story angle.There were various instances when News papers and TV Channels promoted fake news/conspiracy theories in the form of out of context or manipulated pictures/videos and distorted informations.

Always check the URL of any website.Some fake news websites look like the orginal and popular one the same layout,Logo but if you check the URL you may find extra words like if the orginal website's URL is www.xxx.com the duplicate one might be www.xxx.com.co or something like that so first check the URL for authentic informations.

Check whether photos are original or photoshopped.Check Google images for authenticity.You can find help from Google Reverse Images search.

Check the news sources from other websites whether they picked up the story or not.

Whether the website layout is little bit clumsy and obviously grammatical mistakes and spelling mistakes and excessive use of Sex related and sensational and hate stories.Because sex and hate sells.

Follow official websites relating to COVID-19

WHO Clarifies the disinformation about the virus:
COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates
Cold Weather and Snow can not kill the new coronavirus
Taking a Hot Bath Does Not Prevent COVID-19
COVID-19 Can not be transmitted through mosquito bites

Spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body will not kill viruses that have already entered your body. Spraying such substances can be harmful to clothes or mucous membranes (i.e. eyes, mouth)

According to World Health Organization (WHO): Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water

Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth . If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early.

Stay at home if you begin to feel unwell, even with mild symptoms such as headache and slight runny nose, until you recover.

Follow WHO guidelines

www.who.int

When you follow COVID-19 related news and messages from social media then check and recheck it before consuming it.Follow journalism mantra: if your mother says she loves you, check it out.

Most of the messages or informations quote different organizations like WHO, UNICEF, UNDP,Cambridge University  or other well known institutes,organizations or individual to authenticate the messeges.Check official websites of these organizations  if stories are repeated there

Forwarding messages from unknown sources or little known sources, it would be better to ignore it.

Check whether any logo like UNICEF or WHO or other organizations used in the messages which look similar to original logo.

These type of messages are full of Grammatical mistakes and spelling mistakes which are quite uncommon in original messages.

Some fake messages pretend to be real one like unofficial Twitter handle of international media organizations like BBC,CNN,Washinton Post, New York Times-check the official Twitter handles of media outlets.

You can identify fake messages if the message requests you to share it.

Beware of Fake News or Fake Photos/Videos Relating to Communal Hatred

Always check the fact checking sites if you have some doubts about the authenticity of any information or picture.

www.boomlive.in

www.altnews.in

https://check4spam.com

https://smhoaxslayer.com

www.factchecker.in

www.allsides.com

www.factcheck.org

www.newsbusters.org

www.politifact.com

www.snopes.com

www.propublica.org

The Same Method Applies to You Tube Videos Check the Source the credibility of the Source.To Check Fake You Tube Videos Check and Recheck the sources. Does the person have the legal right to the video posted? Did that person capture the video? Whether it has been altered?

But due to advancement of technology we can not really wipe out fake news.According to experts advent of  Artificial Intelligence(AI) some companies small or big one developing  technologies that can  lay digitally created script to anybody's voice  even words,sentences never said by the person.Even they a.re developing a technology which can create fake video footage,images,audios like originals.So be cautious! Rumour-mongers are active everywhere whether in physical world or cyber world.

Without evidence or with fake evidence, a conspiracy theory will always remain a conspiracy theory.

For any further information relating to fake news and how-to search authentic informations from the internet write to us info@crimeandmoreworld.com or Whats App:+916289017966

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