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#Misinformation and Ireland

# misinformation-and-ireland - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Groupthink, fatigue and divilment: Why do people share fake news?

Misinformation has never been more widely shared in Ireland than during the Covid-19 pandemic.

How do you spot fake news? Here are some practical tips

A large amount of misinformation has been shared in Ireland and beyond during the Covid-19 pandemic.

From baking soda to urine: How home remedies around the world were repackaged as Covid-19 'cures'

The urge to stop Covid-19 created its own genre of misinformation during the pandemic.

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

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

# misinformation-and-ireland - Saturday 15 August, 2020

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

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

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

'To the four nurses in Ireland...RIP': The Covid-19 Twitter claim that made it to the national airwaves

The story behind one of the most infamous myths of the pandemic.

Defence Forces attempted to track down mystery male responsible for infamous viral WhatsApp voicenote

The clip claimed that the army was to start patrolling the streets.

# misinformation-and-ireland - Monday 6 July, 2020

WATCH: How Covid-19 brought misinformation to Ireland

A panel of experts explore one of the major ways the coronavirus pandemic has changed our lives.

# misinformation-and-ireland - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

The US Election explained

How does the US system work? What are the key swing states? Everything you need to know before polling ends this Tuesday.