Our opinion: Reminder -- sifting election fact from fiction
- October 10, 2019
- Cailin O'Connor and Jim Weatherall, LPS, Houma Today, Oct. 10, 2019
Back in August, we shared some tips to help voters avoid misinformation on social media or anywhere else. With the election two days away, we thought it would be good to run through them again. This set of simple guidelines comes from Cailin O’Connor and James Owen Weathrall, associate professors of science at the University of California, Irvine. They have written a book, published earlier this year, called “The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread.” They shared these and other tips in March in a blog post at Yale University Press:
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