Fabrication: Facebook post “Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe staged his visit to survivors of a typhoon”

A photo of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visiting a shelter in an area struck by Typhoon Hagibis (No.19 in Japan) on October 10th, 2019 was doctored to mislead viewers into believing that Abe shot this photo in a studio. The fabricated photo spread widely on Facebook around mid-March 2020. …Read More