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Projects that demonstrate “clear ways to measure success” and aim to reach groups “disproportionately affected by misinformation” will be prioritized.
Plus: Cut the CRAAP, and Facebook’s Oversight Board announces the first cases it will take on.
The scientist has gained popularity as Covid’s excitable play-by-play announcer. But some experts want to pull his plug.
The far-right site The Gateway Pundit was by far was the most-shared fake news domain; in some months, its stories were shared almost as often as stories from The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CNN.
“Where is a town crier when you need one?”
“There isn’t a good origin story for the virus, and so this information vacuum is allowing misinformation to circulate.”
A Covid-19 vaccine is coming. Will public health messaging be enough to convince Americans to get it?