Stories about Disinformation from April, 2019
Many people saw the bus accident, the result of a fight onboard, as an allegory of China's political turn in recent years.
Media were quick to suggest that a bogus yoga ban story could be the first victim of the Russia's 'fake news' law.
Tan Qindong was arrested after revealing the presence of toxic herbs in a popular medicinal liquor. Posts about his ordeal were censored on WeChat.
The movement triggered a backlash for independent journalists and people who wanted to document the protests and ensuing crackdown.
While the internet can provide a platform for marginalized voices, it can also facilitate their victimization.