Gautama Mehta

Gautama Mehta

Gautama Mehta is a reporting fellow at Coda Story.

Disinformation
Anti-abortion activists launch publication to counter the Drudge Report’s “leftward tilt”
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Infodemic: Fake cures from elephant dung to salt to industrial bleach; fraudulent mask exemptions in Spain
Disinformation
Covid-19 brings economic disaster to war-torn Eastern Ukraine
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Infodemic: Indian textbook wars and Orban’s attacks on Hungary’s press
War on Science
Understaffed health care workers battle Covid-19 across Russia
Authoritarian Tech
Lebanon’s ban on currency exchange apps fails to stem economic woes
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The Infodemic: Junk science in France; the Uyghur lockdown; rising tensions in Belarus
Disinformation
In Egypt, medics fear raising the alarm on Covid-19
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The Infodemic: nursery rhyme outrage; backlash against Germany’s Fauci; caste-based hate crimes on the rise in India
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The Infodemic: Russia and EU accuse each other of spreading misinfo; Bolivian president turns to pseudoscience; Islamophobic Covid-19 disinfo spreads