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Correcting Misinformation with Patients: Resources, Guides, and Strategies

Guides and Strategies

Identifying and Combating Health Misinformation Online

A series of webinars hosted by the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) explores ways to identify and correct medical misinformation from Wikipedia, social media, and more. Speakers discuss various aspects of online health misinformation, how to identify it, and how to help curb its spread.

Correction of Health Misinformation on Social Media - This presentation covers research on the correction of misinformation on social media. It also discusses misinformation on social media in general, how and why to correct it, and best practices for doing so. September 2020. 

Identifying and Combating Health Misinformation: Health and Medical Information on Wikipedia - This webinar gives special attention to health and medical information articles, fringe theories, and controversial topics covered in the news. You can gain an insiders’ perspective on the editorial process of Wikipedia to confidently evaluate the quality of health and medical information articles and content on the popular free online encyclopedia. October 2020. 

Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy and Social Media's Role In Spreading Vaccine Misinformation - March 2021. 

Addressing Health Misinformation at the Scale of the Internet - In this session, we will focus on the unique role that health practitioners, experts and library systems can play in responding to related challenges. March 2021.

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