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#Misinformation and Ireland

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

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

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

Aug 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 19,700 Views 63 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Aug 16th 2020, 12:04 AM 20,628 Views 36 Comments

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'
# Misinformation And Ireland
# Misinformation And Ireland

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

Aug 16th 2020, 12:03 AM 17,390 Views 19 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Aug 16th 2020, 12:01 AM 22,867 Views 11 Comments

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
# Infodemic
# Infodemic

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

Aug 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 112,995 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
# Infodemic
# 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 70,940 Views 91 Comments

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
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

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

Aug 15th 2020, 12:03 AM 64,709 Views 26 Comments

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
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

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

Aug 15th 2020, 12:02 AM 52,060 Views 15 Comments

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
# Zoom Webinar
# Zoom Webinar

WATCH: How Covid-19 brought misinformation to Ireland

Jul 6th 2020, 6:00 PM 12,760 Views 9 Comments

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