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Corona: Is misinformation more contagious than the virus?

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Communicating science evidence in a pandemic

Virtual event for science journalists

Monday 28 September 2020, 10:00-12:00 via WEBEX. The event will be held in 🇬🇧 English without interpretation. Organised by the European Parliament’s European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) and the EP Liaison Office in Berlin.

Covid19 has triggered a new wave of misinformation (erroneous information), disinformation (deliberately manipulative information) and conspiracy theories. The need to provide the general public with timely and credible science-based information has never been more important. How can we put science evidence at the heart of the public debate? What about false news on social media? Are we at the mercy of the algorithms? We will discuss all this topics with:

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