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New Map Reveals Distrust in Health Expertise Is Winning Hearts and Minds Online

Communities on Facebook that distrust establishment health guidance are more effective than government health agencies and other reliable health groups at reaching and engaging “undecided” individuals, according to a study published today in the journal Nature.
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Misinformation Concern is Bipartisan, but Democrats Blame Foreign Powers and Republicans Blame the Media, New GW Survey Finds

A new GW Politics Poll shows that Republican and Democratic voters are worried about misinformation’s effects on U.S. politics.
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Using Social Media to Understand the Vaccine Debate in China

Vaccine hesitancy is a top challenge for public health officials
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Inoculating Against the Spread of Viral Misinformation

Study of Vaccine-Related Facebook Ads Reveals Ongoing Challenges for Public Health
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Research Finds Extreme Elitism, Social Hierarchy Among Gab Users

New study discovers small number of influential users share homogeneous content sometimes associated with state-sponsored propaganda
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First of Its Kind Mapping Model Tracks How Hate Spreads and Adapts Online

Team of researchers studying hate on social media outlines challenges to dismantling online hate groups worldwide
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Knight Foundation Investment to Fund Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics

New interdisciplinary research institute will fight digital disinformation at a critical time.