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  1. The disinformation campaign was about the safety of migrant workers from Bihar in Tamil Nadu.
  2. Tamil Nadu police responded to the false claims with factual reports and on-the-spot investigations.
  3. The Tamil Nadu government used the services of various officials to present the truth and contain the spread of fake news.
  4. The disinformation campaign had no effect on social and political outcomes.

 

How many statements given above are correct?

 

(a)Only one statement

(b)Only two statements

(c)Only three statements

(d)All four statements

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Answer: [Option (c) Only three statements]

 

Explanation: Statement 1, 2, and 3 are correct. The disinformation campaign was about the safety of migrant workers from Bihar in Tamil Nadu, and Tamil Nadu police responded with factual reports and on-the-spot investigations. The Tamil Nadu government used various officials to present the truth and contain the spread of fake news. However, statement 4 is incorrect. Disinformation campaigns have the potential to manipulate social and political outcomes, and this issue should be ranked high in terms of potential to destabilize democratic institutions.

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