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# disinformation - Sunday 18 April, 2021

'I hung up for the last time': How I lost my partner to conspiracy theories
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I hung up for the last time': How I lost my partner to conspiracy theories

Apr 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 87,403 Views 0 Comments

Our reader documents her relationship with a partner who became an advocate of online conspiracy theories.

# disinformation - Thursday 15 April, 2021

The Explainer: From influencers to QAnon - how misinformation changed in Ireland over the past year
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: From influencers to QAnon - how misinformation changed in Ireland over the past year

Apr 15th 2021, 6:30 PM 6,964 Views 0 Comments

From WhatsApp messages to conspiracy theories, we explore how misinformation has evolved over the last 12 months.

# disinformation - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation

Mar 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 15,433 Views 43 Comments

Joe Galvin outlines how far-right groups are capitalising on current frustrations around Covid restrictions.

# disinformation - Monday 4 January, 2021

Opinion: We are drawn to negative emotions like fear - and the infodemic exploits that
# Infodemic
# Infodemic

Opinion: We are drawn to negative emotions like fear - and the infodemic exploits that

Jan 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 14,593 Views 21 Comments

Dr Jane Suiter explores how one of the biggest challenges to public health in 2021 will be conspiracy theories around vaccines.

# disinformation - Sunday 16 August, 2020

From Myanmar, New York, Mexico, Switzerland to Ireland: The global spread of Covid misinformation
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

From Myanmar, New York, Mexico, Switzerland to Ireland: The global spread of Covid misinformation

Aug 16th 2020, 12:01 AM 22,873 Views 11 Comments

There have been countless claims made about Covid-19. We examined the origins of a select few.

# disinformation - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Not enough is being done to label fake news on social media sites - report
# Disinformation
# Disinformation

Not enough is being done to label fake news on social media sites - report

Apr 28th 2020, 6:11 PM 8,997 Views 26 Comments

FuJo Director Jane Suiter said that the “most significant shortcoming of empowering consumers” was labelling trustworthy content.

# disinformation - Thursday 23 April, 2020

No plans for TV licence payment moratorium during Covid-19 crisis
# Journalism
# Journalism

No plans for TV licence payment moratorium during Covid-19 crisis

Apr 23rd 2020, 6:30 AM 24,858 Views 119 Comments

RTÉ announced yesterday that it will be availing of the wage subsidy scheme.

# disinformation - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign
# Going Viral
# Going Viral

'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign

Dec 11th 2019, 7:50 PM 22,294 Views 24 Comments

A photo of a young boy on a hospital floor and a punch-that-wasn’t have shaped the debate ahead of tomorrow’s election.

# disinformation - Friday 14 June, 2019

EU says 'Russian sources' tried to undermine European election vote
# Disinformation
# Disinformation

EU says 'Russian sources' tried to undermine European election vote

Jun 14th 2019, 12:12 PM 15,293 Views 107 Comments

The commission said it will take time to determine the “scope and impact” of the disinformation campaigns.

# disinformation - Saturday 5 May, 2018

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation
# Eighth Ref
# Eighth Ref

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation

May 5th 2018, 1:00 PM 14,427 Views 63 Comments

Peter Feeney called for stricter regulation on social media at a conference in Dublin this week.