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Story Publication logo December 15, 2021

Pandemic and Fake News in Alto Xingu (Spanish)


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This project will focus on how the spread of fake news among Indigenous people has increased the...

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This excerpt below was translated from Spanish. To watch the related video in full, visit YouTube. Our Rainforest Journalism Fund website is available in English, Spanish, bahasa Indonesia, French, and Portuguese.

During the pandemic, cell phones and social networks were the means by which indigenous people in Brazil received a lot of misinformation about COVID-19.

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We invite you to learn why fake news increased the vulnerability of Indigenous peoples in the first part of the special documentary "Pandemic and Fake News in the Xingu."