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The misinformation virus

(5 Posts)
varian Wed 18-Dec-19 09:53:19

Everyone should listen to this radio programme, which deals mostly with misinformation and disinformation in science and the way it is disseminated on the internet, both by extreme groups and bots. It ends with a warning-

"This new age of viral disinformation lends itself to destroying our democracies"

Elegran Wed 18-Dec-19 10:13:59

Not just in science.

varian Wed 18-Dec-19 20:48:27

Certainly it is not just science that is attacked by viral misinformation and disinformation.

How can we resist infection by the fake news virus?


Elegran Wed 18-Dec-19 22:34:47

That link works if you leave off the first character.

Elegran Wed 18-Dec-19 22:35:30

Play the game -