News on COVID-19

Social media have long been considered a venue in which conspiracy theories and other misinformation incubate and spread. It has been no different during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, understanding who […]

The prevalence of hate speech and misinformation on the internet, heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic, directly harms minority groups that are the target of vitriol, as well as our society […]

Hacks/Hackers is looking for a Research Coordinator to help us wrangle project resources and communications for a project that supports the use of reliable sources on Wikipedia, particularly those associated […]

Globalization is classically defined as the increased movement of people, goods, and information around the world. Yet not all aspects of globalization and deglobalization happened simultaneously. This article uses the […]

Meta has asked its Oversight Board whether its existing policy on the removal of COVID-19 misinformation — “introduced in extraordinary circumstances at the onset of the pandemic” — should be […]

Facebook is turning to its “supreme court” to decide whether to end restrictions on Covid misinformation, more than two years after the company first started to take special action on […]

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A team of researchers from the COVID States Project will discuss the findings from their latest report comparing public attitudes regarding abortion before and after the Dobbs decision was announced, […]

We evaluated the relationship between individual differences in cognitive reflection and the ability to discern between true and false COVID-19 information, trust in information sources for receiving COVID-19 information and […]

The anti-vaccine movement has gained traction in many countries since the COVID-19 pandemic began. However, their aggressive behaviour through replies on Twitter—a form of directed messaging that can be sent […]

Abstract We conducted a nationally representative survey of parents’ beliefs and self-reported behaviors regarding childhood vaccinations. Using Bayesian selection among multivariate models, we found that beliefs, even those without any […]

We conducted a nationally representative survey of parents’ beliefs and self-reported behaviors regarding childhood vaccinations. Using Bayesian selection among multivariate models, we found that beliefs, even those without any vaccine […]

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