Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Research on the current infodemic

Thanks to WHSLA member Jennifer Deal for sending me this article from Health Information and Libraries Journal.  The authors argue that inaccurate and misleading continues to be a problem, especially on social media.  They conclude that fake information does real damage to public health.

But don't despair!  They've also formulated strategies to combat the spread of false information.  And as information professionals, we can help in this fight.  Here are the authors' suggestions and some links to help you get started:

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