Right-wing outlets in the U.S. can end up serving as a megaphone for fake news first published abroad.

Right-wing outlets in the U.S. can end up serving as a megaphone for fake news first published abroad.

Media Category: Blog
Media Organization: BBC Urdu/NYU
By: Hassan Abbas

This article is the result of a collaboration between TPM members and journalism graduate students at NYU. Over the past several months, NYU students from 10 different countries solicited the help of the community in TPM’s member forum, The Hive, to identify stories that could be of interest to TPM readers, but exist outside the range of TPM’s typical coverage areas. During the course of reporting, the Journalism students shared their progress with members for feedback and input. The project was intended to be fun, collaborative, and bring a new and valuable perspective to TPM’s community. Members can read more about the project here and we would love to hear your feedback.

The story further asked the members to converse with the Journalists in the hive the end note was

CONTINUE THE CONVERSATION: Our reporting on this issue is far from complete. Have you seen examples of this cycle of disinformation – where a piece of disinformation either originates or is amplified by the American far-right media and then circles back to Europe? Let us know on our story thread in The Hive.

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