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The fight against coronavirus ‘fake news’ should begin with our political leaders, not just online trolls

Reilly, Paul (2020) The fight against coronavirus ‘fake news’ should begin with our political leaders, not just online trolls. Democratic Audit Blog (08 Apr 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Disinformation and fake news stories have proliferated since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Paul Reilly discusses their spread and effects and argues that, while this is concerning, misinformation from official government sources is far more damaging to public trust – and therefore to public health as well.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2020 21:21
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2021 00:01
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/107872

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