VAERS: How to stop misinformation related to the US vaccine database
Whether it’s genuine confusion or malicious intent, the CDC and FDA’s Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System is being used to sow vaccine fears around the world.
How anti-Muslim content spreads on YouTube in India
News coverage that scapegoated Muslims for the spread of Covid-19 has been given a new lease of life on YouTube.
Vaccine Misinformation Insights Report: June
This is the third installment of a four-part insights report series, to be published at the start of each month, that provides a summary of the key trends and insights on information disorder related to vaccines over the past 30 days.
A guide to prebunking: a promising way to inoculate against misinformation
Prevention, not cure, may be a more effective way to combat misinformation.
The unproven lab leak theory, Wuhan lab and virus origin: Reporting best practices
Ongoing investigations into the origin of the coronavirus pandemic have created a minefield for journalists and audiences.
Anatomy of an Anti-Muslim Influence Operation
Inside the spread of an Islamophobic influence operation targeting Muslims in India.
Vaccine Misinformation Insights Report: May
This is the second installment of a four-part insights report series, to be published at the start of each month, that provides a summary of the key trends and insights on information disorder related to vaccines over the past 30 days.
How an anti-Muslim influence operation spread on Indian social media
An anti-Muslim influence network in India hijacked recent conversations around Israel and Palestine.
Hesitancy behind Hong Kong’s low vaccination uptake is driven by political tensions
Skepticism about the Covid-19 vaccines in Hong Kong is as much a political and emotional issue as it is scientific.
Overlays: How journalists can avoid amplifying misinformation in their stories
Applying an overlay to images of misinformation prevents further amplification of harmful content.
Chinese-made vaccines are being subject to misleading narratives
Misleading information about China's Covid-19 vaccines could have global ramifications.
How fringe candidates use misinformation to gain outsized online influence
Social media allows some fringe candidates to gain online reach they wouldn't otherwise have