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Bringing together the UK government, Facebook, and others to combat misinformation crises

Bringing together the UK government, Facebook, and others to combat misinformation crises

Bringing together the UK government, Facebook, and others to combat misinformation crises20 November 2020 | Nicola Aitken and Phoebe ArnoldIn September we announced that Full Fact was convening a range of experts to develop a new collaborative model for tackling misinformation crises, with funding support from Facebook. With a coronavirus vaccine now potentially just months away, a wave of related bad information could undermine trust in medicine when it matters most. This project is an attempt to learn the lessons of previous waves of bad information, whether during elections or pandemics, to make sure we’re all ready to contain the next crisis before it unfolds. If you would like to contribute, or if you have feedback on the first discussion paper, please contact us. Download our first draft paper of the frameworkSubscribe for updates, or check back here to stay informed.

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