COVID-19 & Misinformation

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GB News’ latest blunder: Allowing anti-vaxxer to run amok on air

2 min read
GB News violated the broadcasting code by letting Naomi Wolf make unfounded claims comparing the COVID-19 vaccine to mass murder. Concerned, Ofcom has requested a meeting with the controversial channel.

QAnon is spreading outside the US – A conspiracy theory expert explains what that could mean

5 min read
The mysterious QAnon network is becoming an international movement, and an estimated 22% of Americans back one of its core beliefs.

Tory MP to sue Matt Hancock over COVID-19 vaccine remarks

2 min read
Brexiter MP Andrew Bridgen, who lost the Conservative whip in the Commons after appearing to compare COVID vaccines to the Holocaust on Twitter, is taking legal action against Matt Hancock for criticising his remarks.

How anti-vaccine misinformation hampers the conversation about genuine vaccine injuries

5 min read
The COVID vaccination programme had saved 19.8 million lives globally. Yet anti-vaxxers distract the discussion over vaccine injuries with comments promoting anti-vaccine tropes, misinformation, and abuse.
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