The languages we speak greatly determine our access to reliable information and fact checks that debunk half-truths or false claims. A recent webinar by First Draft and Global Voices investigates how linguistic minorities can overcome this information inequality.
The role of celebrities and online influencers requires more scrutiny, especially from social platforms and media.
The social media giants treat claims of election fraud vastly differently around the globe.
Showing empathy and not expecting immediate changes in behaviour are recommended approaches for someone who has shared misinformation.
Campaign literature that does not at first glance appear to be affiliated to the Liberal Democrats and wrongly targeted Facebook ads have spread misleading information in several constituencies.
‘Parody’ sites are the new battleground for grabbing voters’ attention and counteracting opposition party criticism.
The Liberal Democrats, Labour and the Conservatives have been accused of distributing 'fake' newspapers in 13 constituencies.