Posts Tagged ‘misinformation’

November 19th, 2020

How America could combat fake news and disinformation

Claims of election fraud have been debunked but repeated. Myths about COVID-19 safety precautions persist— even as a third wave of infections rolls through the country. Research shows that fake news is bad news for democracy — and in a pandemic, it may be a matter of life, illness or death. USC experts discuss the […]

October 29th, 2020

Voting in an uncertain age: staying safe and feeling counted

Like all things 2020, in-person voting will be different this year. Never before have U.S. voters navigated a pandemic and the potentially disruptive forces of a heated and divided political climate. While early and mail-in voting have reached unprecedented levels, many will show up at polling locations to cast ballots in the traditional way on […]