Misinformation and Disinformation
Well researched curated media for an audience curious about this topic
Why does it matter?
Disinformation is certainly nothing new (particularly in the form of propaganda), but the use of social media as a medium of distribution has propelled misinformation to new and terrifying heights.
Why people fall for misinformation
How Disinformation Is Taking Over the World
Selected articles and texts
Deep dive: long form content to further your understanding
This Is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality
How to recognize disinformation and how to stop it
As a former digital marketer, Deb Lavoy has plenty of experience with the potency of misinformation. Her TEDTalk breaks down the best strategies for recognizing disinformation and what we can do as a society to end it.
Misinformation: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
A comedic yet informational look at misinformation, focusing on both its prevalence in immigrant diaspora communities and the indifference of the social media platforms it spreads through.