Awakening Sleeping Giants in Brazil

Last week saw a huge uprising take place in Brazil against right wing propaganda. Sleeping Giants is a US organisation that encourages brands to remove their ads from right wing platforms. Breitbart News lost out on over €8 million worth of publicity due to reporting stemming from the organisation's 280,000 followers. Sleeping Giants has worked … Continue reading Awakening Sleeping Giants in Brazil

Fighting the Infodemic

In February, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the WHO made a speech to the Munich Security Conference, highlighting the importance of accurate reporting on the emerging coronavirus. He noted "We're not just fighting an epidemic; we're fighting an infodemic. Fake news spreads faster and more easily than this virus, and is just as dangerous." Conspiracy … Continue reading Fighting the Infodemic