This week, Anti-vaxx narratives undermine the Covid-19 vaccine as even more disinformation spreads about Coronavirus itself. As election runoffs continue, so does the fight to stop the spread. The good news is, you can help! Check out this week’s reading list for tips and tricks on how you too can fight disinformation and let us know what you find.
As always, share your thoughts and ideas with us on Twitter at @Disinfoindex. We’d love to hear from you.
COVID-19 misinformation: understanding and seeking truth during a pandemic (Berkley News, Nov 20 2020)
Biden’s Day 1 challenges: Misinformation flood control (Axios, Nov 19 2020)
Facebook labeled 180 million posts for election misinformation (Engadget, Nov 19 2020)
Trudeau Privacy Law to Level Stiff Fines for Digital Breaches (Bloomberg, Nov 17 2020)
Stop the Steal’s massive disinformation campaign connected to Roger Stone (CNN, Nov 14 2020)
Donald Trump lost the 2020 election, but misinformation will continue to win (USA Today, Nov 13 2020)
How To Fight Online Disinformation In The Wake Of A Bitter Election (Forbes, Nov 12 2020)
250 recommendations on how to stop “infodemics” (Forum on Information and Democracy, Nov 12 2020)
Under the surface: Covid-19 vaccine narratives, misinformation and data deficits on social media (First Draft, Nov 12 2020)
Coronavirus: Anti-Vaxxers seek to discredit the Pfizer Vaccine (The Guardian, Nov 10 2020)