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# false-news - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?
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Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?

Apr 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 8,039 Views 58 Comments

We want to hear about how disinformation and misinformation have popped up in your life. What effect has dodgy information had on you and your loved ones?

# false-news - Friday 26 February, 2021

Opinion: That dodgy Covid story you saw on Facebook here in Ireland? It probably came from abroad first
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# False News

Opinion: That dodgy Covid story you saw on Facebook here in Ireland? It probably came from abroad first

Feb 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 53,562 Views 51 Comments

Misinformation is now local, global and transnational all at the same time, writes Shane Creevy.

# false-news - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Misleading videos of 'empty' hospitals being shared on social media are putting extra strain on health service, say hospitals
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# False News

Misleading videos of 'empty' hospitals being shared on social media are putting extra strain on health service, say hospitals

Feb 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 70,534 Views 86 Comments

Footage shared online of hospitals that appear “empty” have falsely claimed that hospitals are lying about being under pressure.

# false-news - Friday 15 May, 2020

Debunked: No, TheJournal.ie is not closing down
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# Debunked

Debunked: No, TheJournal.ie is not closing down

May 15th 2020, 2:34 PM 1,917 Views 0 Comments

We’re extremely happy to be able to debunk this one.

# false-news - Thursday 28 November, 2019

TheJournal.ie's toolkit for spotting false news
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# Factcheck

TheJournal.ie's toolkit for spotting false news

Nov 28th 2019, 3:07 PM 17,950 Views 6 Comments

Here are some simple practical tools anyone can use to identify misinformation.