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A study shows how the documentary Hold-Up remained available on YouTube despite containing false and misleading information.

This Reuters report discusses a study conducted in eight countries on misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines in 8 countries.

heir analysis indicates that 87% of news links shared on the social network Parler came from sources that frequently publish false information.

According to this GLOBSEC report, which covers the results of opinion polls from nine countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans, more than one-third of respondents believe in conspiracy theories related to COVID-19. These results also indicate that the trust of these populations in their respective public authorities is a central factor in their acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccine.

This short study by First Draft examines the mechanisms by which the conspiracy theory of the “Great Reset” was disseminated.

This report analyzes Facebook content related to QAnon, a pro-Trump conspiracy theory and movement originating in the United States.

This report, written by Antoine Bristielle and Tristan Guerra for the Fondation Jean Jaurès, provides new data to understand the success of conspiracy theories in France and internationally.

Fake news, hoaxes, conspiracy theories, rumors? Disinformation would appear to be everywhere, and the truth nowhere to be found. These questions preoccupy our societies, in which the Internet seemingly allows […]

The authors of this report note that there exists a strong link between the toxicity of the social media conversations surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the worsening of the public health situation after March 26, 2020, the intensification of criticisms by political leaders, and the media treatment of the role played by the WHO in the management of the pandemic.

Phil Howard, the Oxford Internet Institute director and author of Lie Machines, and Emily Bell, the director of Columbia University's Tow Center for Digital Journalism, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher […]

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