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Tackling Misinformation and Disinformation in the Context of COVID-19

Baker, S.A. ORCID: 0000-0002-4921-2456 (2020). Tackling Misinformation and Disinformation in the Context of COVID-19. Cabinet Office C19 Seminar Series.,

Abstract

Misinformation and disinformation have emerged as major public issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article, I analyse how misinformation spreads online, the challenges of combatting misinformation and what interventions can be made to tackle false and misleading advice.

Publication Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR180 Immunology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Departments: School of Arts & Social Sciences > Sociology
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2020 09:20
URI: https://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/24612
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