FactCheck.org has released its "whoppers of 2020" on the year's political fabrications. Once again, President Trump tops the list though President-elect Biden is on it, too.
Belief in COVID-19 conspiracy theories predicts resistance to future COVID-19 vaccination and preventive behaviors such as mask-wearing, a new study by APPC researchers has found.
More than partisanship, education or religion, belief in vaccine misinformation drives opposition to policies, a new APPC study finds.
Exposure to anti-vax tweets was followed by negative vaccination attitudes and behavior – but not among people who discussed vaccination with others.
In the 2016 election cycle, Russian Twitter trolls sent targeted pro- and anti-vaccination tweets via various fake persona types, poisoning the kind of crisis communications that may be critical today in the coronavirus pandemic.
People who rely on social media for information were more likely to be misinformed about vaccines than those who rely on traditional media, according to new research by the Annenberg Public Policy Center.