As the COVID-19 pandemic spread from its initial epicentre in China at the end of December 2019, so too did a rising tide of disinformation. Some of this disinformation, known as a ‘disinfodemic’, has undermined the effectiveness of health responses to the pandemic. This new briefing looks at what can be done to stem the […]
This briefing paper analyses the disinformation trends around the November 2019 election and calls for greater civic education on the dangers of spreading false information especially on social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp.
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