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Tag: Disinformation

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

This study by Benjamin Lyons and his colleagues supports the Dunning-Kruger effect. On average, 70% of participants surveyed overestimated their ability to distinguish between reliable information and fake news.

This study examines the media manipulation campaigns undertaken to weaken or discredit official medical recommendations and guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Also by DisinfoLab, this study analyzes the articles published by Russian government media outlets RT and Sputnik regarding Covid-19 vaccination currently circulating in francophone spaces on Twitter.

The online journal RESET provides free access to a series of articles discussing disinformation.

This study analyzes disinformation related to climate science and renewable energy spread on Facebook during the first 60 days of President Biden’s term in office in the United States.

This study examines all of the news stories related to Covid-19 that have been verified by the International Fact-Checking Network in 2020 in India.

This study shows that automated text-generating models have achieved such levels of sophistication and precision that they could be used to fuel disinformation campaigns.

This report by the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) analyzes the way in which Instagram’s new algorithm (put in place in August 2020) recommends misinformation to users via its “Explore” and “Suggested Posts” features.

This report by the Election Integrity Partnership (EIP) examines how the events of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 were prepared for and enabled by the misinformation circulating on social networks during this period.

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