Online Misinformation is a Major Challenge for Public Health Officials

In just a matter of two years, disinformation campaigns occurred in 70 countries, as compared to just 28 in 2017, according to a report published by Oxford Internet Institute at Oxford University.

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Part 3: Online Chatter of ‘Black Immunity’ to COVID-19 Not Based in Evidence

This is the last in our 3-part series on how the pandemic is affecting specific immigrant communities. African Canadians, it seems, face a particular challenge: a reported low current rate of infection, but worried about historical trends that suggest the worst is yet to come.

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Visible Minorities Keen to Engage Online Despite Untruths

Despite disinformation spread online about “people like them”, visible minorities in Canada are more likely to believe that social media and online platforms provide a…

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