Scripted video shared as real visuals of journalist exposing fake teachers at public school
A video is shared on social media claiming it as visuals of a journalist exposing fake teachers working in place of their loved ones at a public school. Let’s check the assertion made in the message.
To claim: Video of a journalist revealing fake teachers working in place of their relatives in a public school.
Do: The video shared in the message is scripted. This scripted drama was created by YouTuber Harsh Rajput for entertainment and awareness purposes. The video disclaimer lists it as a full fictionalized scripted drama based on public domain videos and articles. Therefore, the claim made in the message is FAKE.
In the very first second of the video, the watermark of YouTube channel Harsh Rajput could be seen on the video. Also, the post mentions the reporter’s name as Harsh Rajput. When we searched this video using these keywords on the internet, we found the same video uploaded to Harsh Rajput’s YouTube channel on July 19, 2022. Harsh Rajput is a creator who posts scripted videos on behalf of a reporter from an alleged news channel named “Dhakad News”. Harsh Rajput posted this video describing it as a scripted drama created for entertainment and awareness purposes.
A disclaimer in the video reads: “The video is complete fiction, all events in the video are scripted and made for entertainment purposes only, it does not promote any type of activity or defame any type of ritual. Any resemblance to actual people, living or dead, or actual events, is purely coincidental.”. Harsh Rajput posted the same video on his Facebook page.
To sum it up, a scripted video is being shared as real visuals of a journalist exposing fake teachers in a public school.