Help stop the infodemic.
Health literacy is the degree to which people can get, understand and use basic health information to make decisions about health issues.
From coronavirus to climate change, it's easy to be misled by some reporting.
The social media spread of news, information and myths about coronavirus can help keep the public informed but can also stoke panic.
Jokes and satire can build resilience but also spread misinformation as people don't always know what is trustworthy and what is just funny.
In the midst of international health and financial crises, how do we stay informed while maintaining mental wellness and productivity?
While COVID-19 is a real concern for businesses and governments, a more serious issue right now is the wider impact of heavily recycled information on society.
The internet has allowed pseudoscience to flourish. Artificial intelligence could help steer people away from the bad information.
Misinformation and "fake news" was also widespread during the Black Death.
Photographic works drawn from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection explore fakery, mirrors and tricks of the light. But Shadow Catchers stops short of today's digital doppelgangers.
A psychologist explains how to reestablish civil political conversation in your own life.
The circulation of misinformation makes understanding the world difficult. Here are three ways you can help children to think critically about the news they see, hear and read.
Images without context or presented with text that misrepresents what they show can be a powerful tool of misinformation, especially since photos make statements seem more believable.
They're associated with fake news and celebrity porn videos but there are some unexpected upsides to these slippery clips.
As cities have shut down and residential compounds have issued curfews, social media in China have become more important than ever. But it is a place of rumours and mistruths.
To mitigate the dissemination of medical hoaxes, Southeast asian governments have taken various approaches.
We claim not to trust social media yet it seems to shape our political opinions.
We found about 300 suspicious Twitter accounts, which we suspect included a high proportion of bots and trolls pushing the #ArsonEmergency narrative.
By understanding how bushfire maps are created, and what their features represent, you can get better at spotting fake ones.
Only 2% of children have the skills needed to identify a credible news story.