Liberal groups launch 'Latino Anti-Disinformation Lab' to combat Covid, election messaging
Maria Teresa Kumar was surprised to find out two weeks ago that her mother, who runs an elder care facility in Northern California, was going to forgo a Covid-19 vaccine.
Kumar, the founding president of Voto Latino and an MSNBC contributor, wanted to know why her mom, Mercedes Vegvary, would take such a risk. The answer: a Spanish-language disinformation campaign, shared peer to peer, that portrayed the vaccine as a technology unsafe for human use.
In effort to combat campaigns like the one that reached her mother — and more...