Promote the need for sincere information for a democracy based on trust

Category: Syntheses of research papers

This article is a literature review on good practices for correcting misinformation.

This article presents the theory of the protection of cultural identity and its impact on the emergence of fake news.

Since 2016, interactions with fake news have been going down on Facebook, whereas they have been going up on Twitter. Overall, Facebook still remains a key network for the diffusion of misinformation, much more so than Twitter.

This article, published in 2017, is now one of the most cited references in scientific literature on fake news. It was one of the first to investigate this phenomenon. We here at Fondation Descartes have created a detailed summary for you. Readers in a hurry can go straight to the conclusion.

The authors shed light on the connection between analytical thinking and resistance to fake news.

Two studies based on inoculation theory provide positive results on the use of games to combat misinformation.

Should we be afraid of the Coronavirus? Why is the world in such a panic?

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