Those who spread misinformation are exploiting people’s lack of media literacy — it’s easy to spread lies to people who are prone to believe what they read online without questioning it. Read more
Populism is gaining traction around the world due to the large-scale manipulation of information and a growing disregard for verifiable fact. Read more
To fight the coronavirus infodemic, we need to understand how misinformation spreads in particular host environments. This requires a study of culture, context and lived experience of media... Read more
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok are full of misinformation about the Wuhan Coronavirus. We now have all the information we need at the touch of an app. Read more
BotSlayer is aimed at helping journalists and the general public spot automated social media campaigns while they are happening. Read more
In a world in which disinformation thrives, it’s more important than ever that journalists are held to the highest of standards. Read more
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