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
Vaccine Misinformation Insights Report: April
This is the first installment of a four-part 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.
An introduction to live audio social media and misinformation
What ‘the pivot to audio’ means for misinformation research and platform moderation.
Scientists can’t predict the future, but they can help us prevent misinformation
Exploring collaborative solutions between science communicators and journalists to help combat misinformation.
Climate change conspiracy memes on Instagram extend across the web
Thousands of Instagram posts using hashtags such as #climatehoax and #globalwarmingisfake have garnered at least half a million views, likes or comments on the platform.