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"We need a vaccine against misinformation"

Dr. Mike Ryan, head of WHO's health emergencies program.

The coronavirus outbreak has sparked what the World Health Organization is calling an "infodemic". The Be Media Smart campaign was developed by members of Media Literacy Ireland to help people tell the difference between reliable and accurate information and deliberately false or misleading information.

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Sep 26 2019

Be Media Smart

Now, more than ever, it is critical that people use accurate and reliable information when making informed decisions – whether those decisions relate to health, politics, economics or any other aspect of their lives.

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06 May 2021


Disinformation and Manipulation in Digital Media

Disinformation and Manipulation in Digital Media

In their new book Disinformation and Manipulation in Digital Media, Dr Eileen Culloty and Prof Jane Suiter outline the need for a multi-pronged approach to online disinformation. In a special extract for Media Literacy Ireland, the authors present an abridged version of the book’s introduction.

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