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#Misinformation

# misinformation - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Wealthier countries have less faith in vaccines, survey finds

91% of Irish people agreed that vaccines are important for children to have.

# misinformation - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

13-month-old admitted to intensive care after parents influenced by anti-vaccine material online

The boy was admitted to University Hospital Galway with a preventable disease.

# misinformation - Monday 20 May, 2019

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use

Medical experts said the government was ‘sleepwalking’ its way into supporting cannabis use in Ireland.

# misinformation - Monday 13 May, 2019

TheJournal.ie's toolkit for spotting false news

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

# misinformation - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation

Mark Zuckerberg called the deception campaigns “sophisticated and well-funded efforts that aren’t going to stop”.

# misinformation - Monday 8 May, 2017

Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news

Misinformation spread via the social network is thought to have influenced the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote.

# misinformation - Friday 29 July, 2011

From The42 Tiger's back, with a new caddy! But where does all this leave Foley? Misinformation

Tiger's back, with a new caddy! But where does all this leave Foley?

Tiger Woods announced last night that he’ll be making his return to competitive golf. It’s a move that may mark yet more changes to his entourage.