It’s crucial to understand how misinformation flows through diaspora communities
The way misinformation travels through diaspora communities — including the Chinese diaspora — deserves more of our attention.
Reporting on coronavirus: How to use WhatsApp to find stories and communities
How can you use WhatsApp in your reporting, and what practical and ethical issues should you consider?
How to talk to family and friends about that misleading WhatsApp message
Showing empathy and not expecting immediate changes in behaviour are recommended approaches for someone who has shared misinformation.
When it comes to scientific information, WhatsApp users in Argentina are not fools
A new study suggests audiences in the country are often comfortable differentiating between factual and misleading information on the messaging platform.
Coronavirus: How are the social media platforms responding to the 'infodemic'?
As rumours and hoaxes about Covid-19 spread, here's how the biggest platforms are working to tackle misinformation.
The 5 closed messaging apps every journalist should know about — and how to use them
Closed messaging apps are surging in popularity for both political organising and disinformation campaigns. Here's what you need to know about the main ones.
Closed groups, messaging apps and online ads: The new battlegrounds of disinformation
While there is now more awareness around the online tactics of deception, new frontiers in digital spaces continue to open up, writes First Draft co-founder Claire Wardle in this extract from our Essential Guide.
How disinformation has plagued the Argentine and Uruguayan elections
Memes, WhatsApp, and the power of audio have all featured in the run up to polling day.
New research shows the successful impact of newsroom collaboration on fighting misinformation
Comprova was launched in response to plummeting trust in the Brazilian media, which dropped by 17% between 2017 and 2018