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