False Alarm

  title={False Alarm},
  author={Ethan Porter and Thomas J. Wood},
Time and skeptical opinion content erode the effects of science coverage on climate beliefs and attitudes.
Although experiments show that exposure to factual information can increase factual accuracy, the public remains stubbornly misinformed about many issues. Why do misperceptions persist even when
Interventions to Mitigate Vaping Misinformation: A Meta-Analysis
The impact of misinformation about vapes’ relative harms compared with smoking may lead to increased tobacco-related burden of disease and youth vaping. Unfortunately, vaping misinformation has
Interventions to Mitigate COVID-19 Misinformation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
The findings of this meta-analysis describe the current state of the literature and prescribe specific recommendations to better address the proliferation of COVID-19 misinformation, providing insights helpful to mitigating pandemic outcomes.
Interventions to mitigate COVID-19 misinformation: protocol for a scoping review
This research highlights the need to understand more fully the role of emotion in the development of central nervous system disorders and the role that emotion plays in the decision-making process.
The global effectiveness of fact-checking: Evidence from simultaneous experiments in Argentina, Nigeria, South Africa, and the United Kingdom
Across continents, fact-checks reduce belief in misinformation, often durably so, and this evidence underscores that fact-checking can serve as a pivotal tool in the fight against misinformation.
Donald Trump's impact on the Republican Party
ABSTRACT What impact did Donald Trump have on the Republican Party during his time as President? This article argues that although the presidency of Donald Trump was a natural progression of
Correction Experiences on Social Media During COVID-19
Despite a wealth of research examining the effectiveness of correction of misinformation, not enough is known about how people experience such correction when it occurs on social media. Using a study
Mobilizing Users: Does Exposure to Misinformation and Its Correction Affect Users’ Responses to a Health Misinformation Post?
Misinformation spreads on social media when users engage with it, but users can also respond to correct it. Using an experimental design, we examine how exposure to misinformation and correction on
What’s in a Label? Negative Credibility Labels in Partisan News
  • Megan Duncan
  • Business
    Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
  • 2020
Concern about partisan audiences blindly following partisan news brands while simultaneously being unable to distinguish the credible news from hoax news dominates media criticism and theoretical


Roll Call Rebels
Correcting misinformation about climate change: the impact of partisanship in an experimental setting
Misperceptions of the scientific consensus on climate change are an important problem in environmental policy. These misperceptions stem from a combination of ideological polarization and statements
Making a President: Performance, Public Opinion, and the (Temporary) Transmutation of Donald J. Trump
Presidents routinely issue appeals to the American public. These appeals, however, are a great deal more than words on a page. They are embedded in public performances that are replete with symbolism
Defining “Fake News”
This paper is based on a review of how previous studies have defined and operationalized the term “fake news.” An examination of 34 academic articles that used the term “fake news” between 2003 and
Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity
Lilliana Mason's Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity is easily the best book on American politics I have read in years. I mean this in two important ways. First, the book tackles what