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Will Super-Powerful Artificial Intelligence Turbocharge Disinformation? (Episode 22)

Georgetown University researchers programmed a text generator to come up with disinformation on climate change and politics. Once tweeted, the computer-generated disinformation persuaded test subjects, and could even nudge the readers to change their minds on important subjects such as climate change and politics. This episode explores the power and

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Here’s Why Joe Rogan’s Antivax Comments Are So Dangerous – Disinformation on Social Audio and Podcasts (Episode 21)

After Spotify chose to remove Neil Young's music rather than challenge its relationship with podcaster Joe Rogan (you can read more about the controversy here), the problem of disinformation in audio is rearing its head

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How Anti-Vaccination Movements Pull Parents In

When Daiva and Eva were starting their investigation into activism against measles vaccination, another team of journalists also set off to explore this movement in other parts of Europe. Anna Nordbeck and Malin Olofsson started investigating the Scandinavian anti-vaccination movement in 2019, and this led the team all the way

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How Malta Became a COVID-19 Overachiever: Episode 16

The tiny island of Malta is an overachiever in curbing the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Politico.

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Who Believes Misinformation? Are Liberals More Susceptible? (Episode 15)

Who Believes Misinformation? Are Liberals More Susceptible?

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Doctors Spreading Misinformation, Tech Millionaires Spreading Misinformation and Facebook Down! Inoculated Newsletter (07.10.2021)

Doctors Spreading Misinformation, Tech Millionaires Spreading Misinformation and Facebook Down! Inoculated Newsletter (07.10.2021)

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September Round-Up: Vaccine Mandates, Idar Oberstein Mask-Murder And More (Episode 13)

A number of relevant articles, studies and data has recently come out, so we read some of them – so you don't have to: The Inoculation’s September round-up.

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Facebook And More! Inoculated #7 (23.09.2021)

Media Matters reports that a "Project Veritas video featuring a so-called “whistleblower” who makes false attacks on the safety and effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines has spread on multiple social media platforms, getting millions of views despite rules on these platforms against anti-vaccine misinformation".Snopes reports that in "March 2021, anti-mask

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Niki Minaj in Twitter Jail: Inoculated #6

This week: Nicki Minaj's claim drew a number of high-level responses, including one from Trinidad & Tobago's Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh, highlighting that misinformation isn't just harmful because it weakends trust in vaccines, but also because it depletes scarce public resources:  https://twitter.com/KevzPolitics/status/1438183898358366208The WaPo shows us

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Mandatory vaccination: Can it backfire? The Inoculation: Episode 12

On our first episode after the summer break we discuss mandatory vaccination mandates - something we have been researching before the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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'Superspreaders of Malign' -- Disinformation Expert Miriam Matthews Talks About Russian Information Manipulation: Episode 10

In this episode, we talked to Miriam Matthews author of a report published in April called Superspreaders of Malign.

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Disinformation in Spain, Heidi Larson, Social Media and EU Vaccine Hesitancy: Our (first ever!) Quarterly Press Review -Episode 9

Disinformation in Spain, Heidi Larson, Social Media and EU Vaccine Hesitancy: Our (first ever!) Quarterly Press Review

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