Times of India: Govt to hire social media monitors for all 716 districts

Times of India: Govt to hire social media monitors for all 716 districts. “After its plan to penalise journalists identified as purveyors of fake news was nixed by the PMO, the I&B ministry has now decided to set up a social media communication hub and deploy executives to monitor online content across each of India’s 716 districts.” PMO is the Prime Minister’s Office, while the I&B is the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.