Lebanon News

Beating back the flames of fake news in protest-era Lebanon

“Free food, not funded by any embassy,” the hashtag comes as an answer to fake news circulating about the anti-government protests being funded by foreign embassies, Oct. 27, 2019. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)

 
This article was amended on Tuesday, November 19 2019

Ghazayel originally told The Daily Star that AFP had called out one article. He later clarified to The Daily Star that the number was three.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on November 19, 2019, on page 2.

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