Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Why do people share misinformation about Covid-19? Partly because they’re distracted
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Wired / Gilad Edelman / Jun 30
“Why is the dam breaking all at once? Trump ran for office on a platform whose major planks included expelling Mexicans and banning Muslims. As the “rapists” quote reminds us, he has been making comments that seem to violate policies against hate speech literally from the moment he entered politics, and platforms have had anguished internal debates about how to respond for just as long.”