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Tag: misinformation

Free handbook in fight against fake news

An Australian National University academic has joined with 21 global scholars to produce a free handbook designed to help the public combat fake news.

Canberrans urged to ignore COVID conspiracies

ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith has urged Canberrans not to believe COVID-19 conspiracy theories, after a misinformation campaign circulated in Garran this week.

Call for transparency on social media misinformation

Responsible Technology Australia (RTA) is calling for more transparency from social media platforms, after a series of misinformation campaigns have been circulating about COVID-19.

Misinformation easy to share on Facebook

An experiment conducted by Responsible Technology Australia has raised concerns it is too easy to post misleading and fake news on Facebook and for it to remain there indefinitely.