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# infodemic - 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 14,573 Views 21 Comments

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

# infodemic - Saturday 15 August, 2020

'I was speaking to my friend who is a guard...': How Covid-19 misinformation exploded in Ireland
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# Infodemic

'I was speaking to my friend who is a guard...': How Covid-19 misinformation exploded in Ireland

Aug 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 112,993 Views 100 Comments

The story of coronavirus in Ireland can’t be told without also talking about the amount of misinformation that was shared about it.

Ireland's Plandemic: How a YouTube video about coronavirus racked up almost one million views before it was taken down
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# Infodemic

Ireland's Plandemic: How a YouTube video about coronavirus racked up almost one million views before it was taken down

Aug 15th 2020, 12:04 AM 70,929 Views 92 Comments

The interview with Dolores Cahill highlights the problem facing social media companies about when to take information down.

# infodemic - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

'The Covid-19 infodemic left people confused about what to believe'
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# Misinformation

'The Covid-19 infodemic left people confused about what to believe'

Jun 16th 2020, 3:00 PM 9,009 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, problems with search engines have largely fallen under the public radar, writes FuJo’s Dr Eileen Culloty.