Tag: covid19

Resources on Fact Checking COVID-19-related Misinformation

Many African fact-checking organizations have been making sure that misinformation related to COVID-19 on social media does not go unchecked. There are several very useful resources that are regularly upated with examples of inaccurate or false posts circulating on social media. Here is a rolling list of some of...

New Research Grant to Study Misinformation on COVID-19 and China in South Africa

One of the lead researchers of the Misinformation, Disinformation & False News Research Project, Herman Wasserman (University of Cape Town), has been awarded a Research Grant by South Africa’s National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Funds from this twelve-month project, that will start in April 2020, will...