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# false-news - Friday 26 February, 2021

Opinion: That dodgy Covid story you saw on Facebook here in Ireland? It probably came from abroad first
# False News
# 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 53,088 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
# False News
# 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 70,240 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
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, TheJournal.ie is not closing down

May 15th 2020, 2:34 PM 1,849 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 17,922 Views 4 Comments

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