17 Aug 2020

Stopping the spread of COVID misinformation

From Afternoons, 1:27 pm on 17 August 2020

The Health minister moved to quash false and nasty information at a COVID update briefing, after the malicious rumour came to his attention. 

Jesse speaks to tech commentator, Paul Brislen, about the rise in online misinformation and the role the social media platforms have in moderating the spread of fake stories. 

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Photo: RNZ / Samuel Rillstone

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