Online disinformation has led to a crisis of trust – governments must act now to rein in the platform giants

The Covid-19 pandemic is causing untold misery across the world. Healthcare professionals and other key workers are doing their utmost to help people through this uniquely difficult time. Their efforts are however being undermined by an increasing spread of harmful misinformation online. Conspiracy theories regarding the origin of the virus alongside false cures are encouraging … Continue reading Online disinformation has led to a crisis of trust – governments must act now to rein in the platform giants