Infodemics

What is the truth and what is not? What is the difference between misinformation and disinformation? How can I tell the difference? How can I combat it?

Resources

Conspiracy Theories

NewsLit.org has a wonderful interactive infographic detailing common conspiracy theories and the level of harm of each.

Wanna Play a Game?

There are several games you may play to see how good you are at creating disinformation. Please use your knowledge for good and not evil.

Go Viral

Cranky Uncle

Bad News

Fake It To Make It

Where Can I go?

Wondering what websites or other resources might help you combat misinformation and disinformation? We are here for you.

WHO Mythbusters

News Literacy Project

Misinfo Rx

American Association for the Advancement of Science

The Media Manipulation Casebook

AFP-Fact Check (Agence France-Presse)

PolitiFact

UC Berkeley How to Check Info

Want More?

Dr. Hoffmann is interested in speaking with you or your group about misinformation and disinformation, how you might recognize each and what you can do to combat it. Also, how do you talk to people who believe falsehoods?

Contact her for more.