Video of journalist exposing fake teachers is scripted

Social media users are sharing a video claiming that a journalist is exposing fake teachers in a government school.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  1 Aug 2022 11:03 AM GMT
Video of journalist exposing fake teachers is scripted

Hyderabad: Social media users are sharing a video claiming that a journalist is exposing fake teachers in a government school.


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Fact Check:

The claim is false.

Upon close look by NewsMeter, we noticed the watermark of the Harsh Rajput YouTube channel in the very first second of the video.

The reporter's name is also mentioned in the post as Harsh Rajput. When we searched the internet using relevant keywords and found the same video on Harsh Rajput's YouTube channel on July 19, 2022. Harsh Rajput is a creator who publishes scripted videos under the guise of a reporter from the news channel 'Dhakad News.' Harsh Rajput described this video as a scripted drama created for entertainment and awareness.


https://instagram.com/harshrajputin?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

"The video is a complete fiction and all the events in the video are scripted and made for entertainment purposes only. This does not promote any kind of activity or defame any kind of rituals," a disclaimer in the video states. Any resemblance to real people, living or dead, or real events is purely coincidental." Harsh Rajput shared the video on his Facebook page.

Other scripted videos by Harsh Rajput can be seen on his Facebook page.


Hence, the claim is false.

Claim Review:Video of journalist exposing fake teachers
Claimed By:Facebook User
Claim Reviewed By:Newsmeter
Claim Source:Facebook
Claim Fact Check:False
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