The Misinformation Pandemic: COVID-19 and the Chaotic Cacophony of Lies and Distortions

The rising tide of misinformation, disinformation, and propaganda has been well-documented in recent years, particularly as internet access and social media consumption have become seemingly ubiquitous. But in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the scourge of misinformation has intensified, with a cost that can—at least in some cases—be measured in human lives.

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Brazil, democracy, and the “fake news” bill

Brazil’s “fake news” bill aims to create transparency on social media and private messaging apps to combat the rampant spread of disinformation that influenced the 2018 and 2020 elections, but carries its own risks to freedom of speech.

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A Chavismo saturated Twitter

The scattered, discontented majority in Venezuela is subdued by a minority regime, organized to overwhelm Twitter with a “supra-reality” as a disinformation strategy.

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