Misinformation

Report: Extremist groups thrive on Facebook despite bans
World

Report: Extremist groups thrive on Facebook despite bans

A new outside report found that Facebook has allowed groups — many tied to QAnon, boogaloo and militia movements —…
Conspiracy theories during coronavirus pandemic in Europe
World

Conspiracy theories during coronavirus pandemic in Europe

Shutdowns, travel restrictions, closed schools — the coronavirus pandemic has dramatically changed daily life for people across Europe. And there…
COVID-19: Israel’s vaccination drive hits stumbling blocks
Middle East

COVID-19: Israel’s vaccination drive hits stumbling blocks

For over a decade, every Tuesday, the long-time friends met to play Mahjong, a Chinese board game. Throughout 2020, they…
Fact check: Are COVID-19 vaccines causing deaths?
World

Fact check: Are COVID-19 vaccines causing deaths?

With coronavirus vaccine distribution well underway around the world, all eyes are on those who have already received the jabs. For…
Eight confirmed facts about coronavirus
Science

Eight confirmed facts about coronavirus

An ongoing pandemic in the age of the internet means that misinformation can and will spread more quickly than facts.…
2020’s alternative universe is not going away
World

2020’s alternative universe is not going away

At a recent Saturday protest outside London’s Stratford train station — comprised of bindi-wearing hippies, conspiracy theorists in balaclavas, and…
Covid-19 vaccine can’t be safe and other myths
Health & Fitness

Covid-19 vaccine can’t be safe and other myths

How could the Covid-19 vaccine possibly be safe if it was produced, tested and authorized in record time? How can…
YouTube faces complaints of lax approach on overseas election misinformation
World

YouTube faces complaints of lax approach on overseas election misinformation

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – After facing heavy criticism for not doing enough to stem misinformation ahead of the US presidential election,…
Is Facebook really ready for the 2020 election?
World

Is Facebook really ready for the 2020 election?

Ever since Russian agents and other opportunists abused its platform in an attempt to manipulate the 2016 US presidential election,…
‘So frustrating’: Doctors and nurses battle virus skeptics
World

‘So frustrating’: Doctors and nurses battle virus skeptics

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Treating the sick and dying isn’t even the toughest part for nurse Amelia Montgomery as the…
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