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Dr. Claire Wardle: The science of misinformation

Dr. Claire Wardle will be available for interviews on Thursday, October 21, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET.

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Interview opportunity available:

Thursday, October 21, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET

Misinformation in the United States is widespread on social media and other channels, on topics ranging from politics to public health.

Available Expert:

Dr. Claire Wardle has studied this issue for more than a decade and now leads a nonprofit focused on protecting individuals and communities from harmful misinformation. She can discuss topics including:

  • The difference between mis- and disinformation;
  • The role of social media in spreading misinformation;
  • Real-world harms caused by misinformation;
  • How to spot, not fall for, and avoid spreading misinformation; and
  • What has changed about misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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