Infectious disease epidemiologist Helen Jenkins explains why it's irresponsible and inaccurate to uses terms such as 'patient zero' and 'party zero' in coronavirus news coverage.
MIT professor David Rand helps social media users get a grip on the vast ecosystem of coronavirus misinformation — and offers advice for how journalists can avoid being part of the problem.
We spotlight seven research studies published in 2019 that examine fake news from multiple angles, including what makes fact-checking most effective.
To help you understand what to watch out for as the 2020 census gets underway, comics journalist Josh Neufeld created this graphic guide to the decennial count.
Joel Abrams, an expert in online content strategy who manages media outreach for The Conversation US, offers nine quick tips for getting people to share or republish your articles, videos and other content online.
Journalists report on complex and difficult topics, including natural disasters, political violence and human suffering. We’ve summarized studies that look at how occupational stress affects journalists' mental health.
Deepfake videos are becoming easier to make every day. These five resources can help journalists keep up with this fast-changing technology.
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Computers in Human Behavior offers insights into how Russia's elections-interference operation played out on Twitter.
Is it possible to stem the tide of health misinformation on the internet? We summarized seven recent experimental studies on the efficacy of interventions used to correct false info online.
This research roundup looks at the effects of screen time on children’s health.