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#Misinformation

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TheJournal.ie's toolkit for spotting false news
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

TheJournal.ie's toolkit for spotting false news

Nov 28th 2019, 3:07 PM 17,959 Views 6 Comments

Here are some simple practical tools anyone can use to identify misinformation.

Wealthier countries have less faith in vaccines, survey finds
# Complacency Effect
# Complacency Effect

Wealthier countries have less faith in vaccines, survey finds

Jun 19th 2019, 8:04 AM 9,078 Views 41 Comments

91% of Irish people agreed that vaccines are important for children to have.

13-month-old admitted to intensive care after parents influenced by anti-vaccine material online
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

13-month-old admitted to intensive care after parents influenced by anti-vaccine material online

Jun 5th 2019, 12:46 PM 204,742 Views 152 Comments

The boy was admitted to University Hospital Galway.

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use
# Harmful
# Harmful

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use

May 20th 2019, 8:40 AM 23,748 Views 150 Comments

Medical experts said the government was ‘sleepwalking’ its way into supporting cannabis use in Ireland.

Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation

Aug 22nd 2018, 9:49 AM 7,490 Views 41 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg called the deception campaigns “sophisticated and well-funded efforts that aren’t going to stop”.

Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news
# Political Pressure
# Political Pressure

Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news

May 8th 2017, 7:34 AM 15,690 Views 38 Comments

Misinformation spread via the social network is thought to have influenced the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote.

Tiger's back, with a new caddy! But where does all this leave Foley?
# Misinformation
From The42
# Misinformation

Tiger's back, with a new caddy! But where does all this leave Foley?

Jul 29th 2011, 11:39 AM 1,105 Views 0 Comments

Tiger Woods announced last night that he’ll be making his return to competitive golf. It’s a move that may mark yet more changes to his entourage.