Our View: We need to fight misinformation


August 19, 2021

Misinformation proliferates on social media like a plaque. Hundreds of posts and videos are solely designed to maximize their reach and spread fear amongst those who consume that media.

As baseless claims start reaching public discourse, we all need to be ready to quash them as soon as possible. Something we recently heard was the possibility the vaccines created to fight the coronavirus may cause a cancer.

While the term “Google University” is often derided because people can fall into rabbit holes of misinformation, factual and authoritative information exists and is readily accessib...

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