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University of Washington Magazine

The machine runs amok

University of Washington Magazine

Dec 6, 2021

US House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis

Combating Coronavirus Cons and the Monetization of Misinformation

US House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis

Nov 17, 2021

Tech Policy Press

House Subcommittee on the Coronavirus crisis addressses COVID-19 Misinformation

Tech Policy Press

Nov 17, 2021

Time Magazine

Congress is looking into groups profiting from fake COVID-19 drugs after TIME investigation

Time Magazine

Nov 17, 2021

Business Insider

Anti-vax actors have a whole new audience to scare these days and Facebook, Instagram and TikTok can't seem to stop them

Business Insider

Nov 8, 2021

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

What's the cure for vaccine misinformation?

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

Nov 3, 2021

Honolulu Star Advertiser

Planned march on Maui panned for promoting misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic

Honolulu Star Advertiser

Oct 15, 2021

Chino Y Chicano

How misinformation is dumbing down American and threatening democracy

Chino Y Chicano

Oct 13, 2021

Mother Jones

This is the newest front in anti-vaxxers' war on Instagram Misinfo Controls

Mother Jones

Oct 4, 2021

The Seattle Times

As rural Washington shoulders fifth COVID-19 wave, anger over masks, vaccines marks politics of the pandemic

The Seattle Times

Oct 1, 2021

The New York Times

How covid misinformation created a run on animal medicine

The New York Times

Sep 28, 2021

The Intercept

Network of right-wing health care providers is making millions off hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin, hacked data reveals

The Intercept

Sep 28, 2021

Boise State Public Radio

Why Idaho is fertile ground for vaccine misinformation, and what to do about it

Boise State Public Radio

Sep 27, 2021

Mother Jones

A wildly popular app for churches is now an anti-vax hotbed

Mother Jones

Sep 20, 2021

NPR

How ivermectin became the new focus of the anti-vaccine movement

NPR

Sep 19, 2021

TIME

How 'America's Frontline Doctors' sold access to bogus COVID-19 treatmenest and left patients in the lurch

TIME

Aug 26, 2021

VICE News

This woman secretly runs one of the world's biggest anti-vax websites from her house

VICE News

Aug 12, 2021

The New York Times

The most influential spreader of coronavirus misinformation online

The New York Times

Jul 24, 2021

NPR

An Anti-Vaccine Film Targeted To Black Americans Spreads False Information

NPR

Jun 8, 2021

Insider

Unvaccinated people on TikTok are fantasizing they'll be 'lone survivors' of the COVID-19 pandemic

Insider

May 29, 2021

NBC

Distancing from the vaccinated: Viral anti-vaccine infertility misinfo reaches new extremes

NBC

May 14, 2021

NPR

For Some Anti-Vaccine Advocates, Misinformation Is Part Of A Business

NPR

May 12, 2021

The Washington Post

Joe Rogan is using his wildly popular podcast to question vaccines. Experts are fighting back.

The Washington Post

Apr 29, 2021

Cleveland Plain Dealer

Don’t Panic: Doctors, feds want to quell concerns about COVID-19 vaccines following call to pause Johnson & Johnson shots

Cleveland Plain Dealer

Apr 13, 2021

NPR

The J & J Pause, Explained — And What It Means For The U.S. Vaccination Effort

NPR

Apr 13, 2021

Shelter in Place Podcast

Season 2, episode 28: The rabbit hole

Shelter in Place Podcast

Apr 9, 2021

NPR

Vaccine Refusal May Put Herd Immunity At Risk, Researchers Warn

NPR

Apr 7, 2021

BBC

'The Gospel Truth?' Covid-19 vaccines and the danger of religious misinformation

BBC

Mar 17, 2021

KING5 Seattle

UW researcher combats misinformation online about COVID-19 vaccines

KING5 Seattle

Mar 16, 2021

The New York Times

Black and Hispanic Communities Grapple With Vaccine Misinformation

The New York Times

Mar 10, 2021

University of Washington Magazine

You can help prevent the spread of misinformation about COVID vaccines

University of Washington Magazine

Mar 9, 2021

The New Yorker

The Vaccine Resisters

The New Yorker

Mar 5, 2021

The Atlantic

The Surprising Key to Combatting Vaccine Refusal

The Atlantic

Feb 28, 2021

KIRO Radio's David Ross Show

Vaccine Misinformation

KIRO Radio's David Ross Show

Feb 24, 2021

UW's The Daily

iSchool misinformation research reveals anti-vax communities growing on social media

UW's The Daily

Feb 22, 2021

The Washington Post

On social media, vaccine misinformation mixes with extreme faith

The Washington Post

Feb 16, 2021

Texas Tribune

Texas launches multimillion dollar campaign to combat vaccine hesitancy

Texas Tribune

Feb 12, 2021

OneZero

Facebook Vaccine Information Groups Find Themselves in Moderation Gray Area

OneZero

Feb 11, 2021

VICE

Anti-Vaxxers Misuse Federal Data to Falsely Claim COVID Vaccines Are Dangerous

VICE

Feb 3, 2021

Healthline

How Conspiracy Theories Undermine People’s Trust in COVID-19 Vaccines

Healthline

Feb 2, 2021

NPR

She Resisted Getting Her Kids The Usual Vaccines. Then The Pandemic Hit

NPR

Jan 22, 2021

Minnesota Public Radio

How years of disinformation led to an insurrection at the Capitol

Minnesota Public Radio

Jan 12, 2021

The Guardian

Misinformation 'superspreaders': Covid vaccine falsehoods still thriving on Facebook and Instagram

The Guardian

Jan 6, 2021

Capital Tonight

Social Media Companies Struggle to Contain Vaccine Misinformation as Distribution Continues

Capital Tonight

Dec 28, 2020

MIT Technology Review

Vaccines are the latest battleground for doctors on social media

MIT Technology Review

Dec 28, 2020

USA Today

'Significant and growing public health challenge,' Twitter cracks down on COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

USA Today

Dec 16, 2020

Fast Company

Facebook is finally using a potent tool against COVID-19 misinformation

Fast Company

Dec 15, 2020

Missouri Independent

Missouri’s first COVID vaccine doses are on the way. How do you get people to take them?

Missouri Independent

Dec 14, 2020

Newsy

Social Media Preps for Wave of COVID Vaccine Misinformation

Newsy

Dec 10, 2020

NPR

'The Perfect Storm': How Vaccine Misinformation Spread To The Mainstream

NPR

Dec 10, 2020

USA Today

'We are talking about people’s lives': Dire warnings of public health crisis as COVID-19 vaccine misinformation rages

USA Today

Dec 9, 2020

NPR

Vaccine Approval Looks Imminent, But Distrust, Misinformation Have Experts Worried

NPR

Dec 9, 2020

NBC

Covid-19 vaccines face a varied and powerful misinformation movement online

NBC

Nov 30, 2020

Sojourners

Yelling at your family won't change their beliefs. Do this instead.

Sojourners

Nov 18, 2020

The Seattle Times

Why a coronavirus vaccine might not get things back to normal

The Seattle Times

Nov 15, 2020

Protocol

Meet the researchers and activists fighting misinformation

Protocol

Nov 3, 2020

KUOW

How fake is that post? This will help you spot deception after the election

KUOW

Nov 3, 2020

The Conversation

How to be a good digital citizen during the election – and its aftermath

The Conversation

Oct 30, 2020

Scripps National News

Impact of Facebook banning anti-vaccination ads

Scripps National News

Oct 15, 2020

CNBC

Facebook says it will finally ban anti-vaccination ads

CNBC

Oct 13, 2020

The Seattle Times

Pandemic is amplifying the U.S. anti-vaccine movement — and globalizing it

The Seattle Times

Oct 7, 2020

The Washington Post

The pandemic is amplifying the U.S. anti-vaccine movement — and globalizing it

The Washington Post

Oct 7, 2020

CNBC

Coronavirus vaccine trial participants report day-long exhaustion, fever and headaches — but say it’s worth it

CNBC

Oct 1, 2020

Fast Company

Dr. Kolina Koltai Debunks "Plandemic II"

Fast Company

Sep 7, 2020

KUOW

Millennial Pink QAnon?

KUOW

Sep 1, 2020

Fast Company

Is the explosion of COVID-19 conspiracies changing people’s real-world behavior?

Fast Company

Jul 29, 2020

The Daily

The coronavirus vaccine timeline: The end in sight?

The Daily

Jul 1, 2020

The Washington Post

Trump’s promise of ‘Warp Speed’ fuels anti-vaccine movement in fertile corners of the Web

The Washington Post

May 20, 2020

Buzzfeed

This Doctor Is Suggesting COVID-19 Lockdowns Are A Conspiracy To Take Away Your Freedom

Buzzfeed

May 2, 2020

NBC

She wanted a 'freebirth' with no doctors. Online groups convinced her it would be OK.

NBC

Feb 21, 2020

Spectrum News

Facebook Vows to Combat Vaccine Misinformation After Boy Dies from Flu

Spectrum News

Feb 10, 2020

Minnesota Reformer

Anti-vaccine movement finding allies among Minnesota GOP lawmakers

Minnesota Reformer

Feb 9, 2020

NBC

On Facebook, anti-vaxxers urged a mom not to give her son Tamiflu. He later died.

NBC

Feb 6, 2020