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Intelligence Squared U.S.: How To Fight An Infodemic

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As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the globe, the World Health Organization warns about an information epidemic or “infodemic.” Consumers of news are inundated with stats, graphs, press conferences, and think-pieces, as well as dubious data, miscredited quotations, and outright harmful claims.

Journalist and editor-in-chief of PolitiFact Angie Drobnic Holan and computer scientist and associate professor of Human Centered Design and Engineering at the University of Washington Kate Starbird, join John Donvan for a special Discourse Disruptors episode.

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