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5 ways to spot if someone is trying to mislead you when it comes...

It’s not a new thing for people to try to mislead you when it comes to science. But in the age of COVID-19 —...

5 types of misinformation to watch out for while ballots are being counted –...

With no clear winner yet in the presidential election, there’s an opportunity for partisan activists, conspiracy theorists and others to exploit public uncertainty and...

As US election day nears, the outcome won’t be simply a matter of political...

It has been billed as the most significant US election in generations, and with nearly 100 million votes already cast, it is well underway....

Do Twitter bots spread vaccine misinformation? Research shows it’s not that simple

Discussion of online misinformation in politics and public health often focuses on the role of bots, organised disinformation campaigns and “fake news”. A closer...

The story of #DanLiedPeopleDied: how a hashtag reveals Australia’s ‘information disorder’ problem

At midday on August 12 2020, the hashtag #DanLiedPeopleDied started trending on Twitter. By evening it had attracted over 10,000 tweets. The hashtag appeared to...

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