It’s the holiday season! This year, families all over the world struggle to approach each other about life, politics, and the world around them. Meanwhile, tech giants continue to try to find new methods of combatting the spread of disinformation. -A daunting task as different communities struggle with different pieces of information than their distant peers.
This week, we highlight how different communities are combatting disinfo and how you can talk to your family about it. Have any additional suggestions?
Share your thoughts and ideas with us on Twitter at @Disinfoindex. We’d love to hear from you.
Michigan’s immigrant communities hit with misinformation on closed platforms (Detroit Free Press, Nov 27 2020)
How To Have Tough Holiday Talks About Misinformation (The Southern Maryland Chronicle, Nov 26 2020)
4 Ways To Help Protect Aging Loved Ones From Misinformation (Forbes, Nov 25 2020)
How Twitter’s Disappearing Fleets Could Be a Disinformation Disaster (Mother Jones, Nov 25 2020)
Disinformation Is Rampant. Here’s How Teachers Are Combatting It (Ed Week, Nov 25 2020)
America’s Chinese communities struggle with online disinformation (Axios, Nov 24 2020)
Twitter is warning users when they attempt to ‘like’ misinformation (Sky News, Nov 24 2020)
How to Have Productive Conversations About Election Misinformation (Wired, Nov 24 2020)
How Misinformation ‘Superspreaders’ Seed False Election Theories (New York Times, Nov 23 2020)
Tech Giants Join With Governments To Fight Covid Misinformation (The Guardian, Nov 20 2020)