Video: Fake News!
Combating misinformation in science and medicine
Michael Schubert | | Video
Inaccuracies abound in “common knowledge” – and nowhere are they more common than in health and science information. But how do misinformation and disinformation arise in these fields, and what can experts do to address misconceptions and educate people on science, medicine, and critical thinking? In this interview, health misinformation expert Timothy Caulfield discusses the origins of misinformation, its evolution in recent years, and the best ways to fight back against it.