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NPR: These researchers are trying to stop misinformation from derailing climate progress

Sean Buchan has started every day of the past two weeks at his computer, tracking narratives about the COP26 U.N. climate summit.

CNN: Facebook, Twitter and Google CEOs grilled by Congress on misinformation

The chief executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter faced withering criticism from members of Congress on Thursday about their handling of misinformation...

NPR: ‘Ya Basta Facebook’ Says Company Must Curb Misinformation In Spanish

Facebook is failing to enforce its own rules against falsehoods about COVID-19, vaccines, election fraud and conspiracy theories when it comes to...

CNN:Conservatives find home on social media platforms rife with misinformation.

Among tweets containing baseless claims about election results, Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo echoed a rallying cry of many prominent conservative voices in a tweetshortly...

Social media contributes to misinformation about COVID-19

If you get your news from social media, you are more likely to believe misinformation about coronavirus conspiracies, risk factors and preventative...
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NPR: Bird flu outbreak drives Nebraska to cull 1.8 million more chickens

About 1.8 million more chickens must be killed in Nebraska to prevent the spread of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus, state...