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peter.suber's bookmarks 2021-11-24


From Google's English:  "Scientific knowledge gained a relevant audience in the pandemic because lies about Covid-19 threaten the lives of the population. It has been a long time since humanity faced such a high mortality disease globally. The pandemic required scientific journals to ensure the rapid publication of available evidence, ensuring the quality of information and the identification of biases that could compromise ittwo, since these works are the essential raw material to fight fake news , misinformation and conspiracy theories, which undermine the population's adherence to the measures necessary to fight the pandemic....

in an infodemic1, naturally, fanciful, incredible news, which appeals to emotions and seems more phenomenal than reality itself, gains repercussions. The scientific dissemination of Covid-19 became an objective response by scientists to the denial movement3, which calls into question the effectiveness of vaccines, sabotages prevention measures and propagates miracle cures...."


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Tags: oa.portuguese oa.misinformation oa.quality oa.credibility

Date tagged:

11/24/2021, 10:33

Date published:

11/24/2021, 05:33