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Nov 24 2023
Riots shook Ireland’s capital of Dublin on Thursday evening and early morning Friday after a Thursday night stabbing attack left five people, including three children and a school care assistant, wounded in central Dublin. Between 200 and 300 people participated in the riots, setting fire to buses and police vehicles, and causing public transportation to shut down, according to NBC News. TheWestern Journal
Mar 05 2021
Misinformation on COVID-19 is so pervasive that even some patients dying from the disease still say it’s a hoax. In March 2020, nearly 30% of U.S. adults believed the Chinese government created the coronavirus as a bioweapon (Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 263, 2020) and in June, a quarter believed the outbreak was intentionally planned by people in power (Pew Research Center, 2020).American Psychological Association
Apr 03 2023
Is the federal government working to ban gas stoves? Is President Biden trying to remove gas stoves from every American home as part of his clean energy agenda? Would 96% of gas stoves currently available on the market essentially be outlawed?
In recent months, claims like these have been made, refuted, reinforced, debunked, un-debunked, re-debunked and so on. Politicians, fact-Isaiah Anthony
Aug 26 2022
Dr. Anthony Fauci has announced that in December he will step down from his positions as chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden and as head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and its laboratory of immunoregulation.
Fauci has worked for the National Institutes of Health since 1968 and has been the director of NIAID since 1984. In that time, he has advisedFactCheck.org
Mar 18 2023
Researchers at Stanford University—in partnership with several nonprofits that have received government funding—worked with social media platforms to flag and suppress commentary on COVID vaccines, science, and policy that contradicted public health officials' stances, even when that commentary was true.
This new information comes from yet another Twitter Files entry of screenshottedReason
Mar 16 2023
Election misinformation has been a specialty for ABC’s The View; for instance, last year they defended election denialism of the 2016 results from Democrats. On Thursday, they were back at it with attacks on Georgia Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene and her district with dangerous lies about it being “gerrymandered.” They also insisted voters were not having their voices heard inNewsBusters
Jan 18 2022
To test the efficacy of various interventions aimed at improving the informational environment, we developed a model computing a global information score, which is the share of accepted pieces of reliable information minus the share of accepted pieces of misinformation.
Simulations show that, given that most of the news consumed by the public comes from reliable sources, small increasesMisinformation Review
Jan 25 2023
A new survey finds Americans are woefully misinformed about the nation’s mercurial housing market, even as millions of them prepare to buy homes.
Twenty-eight million Americans plan to purchase a home in 2023, according to a survey released Tuesday by NerdWallet, the personal finance company. On average, they hope to spend $269,200.The Hill
Jul 26 2022
Democracy in the United States is in serious trouble. A review of some recent public opinion research shows just how much.
For example, an NPR survey conducted earlier this year found that 64% of the American population believes that U.S. democracy is in crisis and is at risk of failing. A strong indication that the situation is getting worse and not better is that over 70% ofBrookings Institution
Apr 13 2023
ST. PAUL — Members of the Minnesota House on Thursday, April 13, were poised to vote on a bill Democratic-Farmer-Labor representatives say will boost participation in elections and protect democracy. The “Democracy for the People Act” — sponsored by Minneapolis DFL Rep. Emma Greenman — would create automatic voter registration in Minnesota, allow 16- and 17-year-olds to preregister to vote,Detroit Lakes Tribune