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Could a dedicated disinformation beat help address the infodemic in Canada?
1 month ago

Could a dedicated disinformation beat help address the infodemic in Canada?

From vaccine hesitancy to the rise of far-right extremism, COVID-19 has mainstreamed conspiracy theories at an astonishing rate, with devastating impacts — but the handful of reporters and researchers addressing them in Canada say they don’t have the resources to respond to the country’s dis- and misinformation crisis alone
Parler is bringing together mainstream conservatives, anti-Semites and white supremacists as the social media platform attracts millions of Trump supporters
11 months ago

Parler is bringing together mainstream conservatives, anti-Semites and white supremacists as the social media platform attracts millions of Trump supporters

While it’s too early to tell if Parler is here to stay, it has already achieved a reputation and level of engagement that has overtaken other alternative platforms
The ethics of reporting on incels
1 year ago

The ethics of reporting on incels

By  •  Work, How To, Ethics
Six key strategies for effective and responsible journalism
Beat journalism key to better reporting on extremist groups, experts say
4 years ago

Beat journalism key to better reporting on extremist groups, experts say

Beat expertise equips journalists to challenge claims by media savvy representatives of extremist groups.
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