As the 2024 Mexican presidential election looms, experts warn of an escalating wave of fake news and disinformation online. Alarmingly, some of these false claims seem to have roots in the party in power, with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador among those implicated.
Fake news has always found its way into Mexico's electoral campaigns, and the current election cycle is no exception.
Starting in June, when the ruling Morena party and key opposition parties began their candidate selection for the 2024 showdown, The Associated Press Spanish-language fact-checking team identified around . . .