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Social media does not create disinformation but it does make it spread more quickly, said Porismita Borah, associate professor for the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

Misinformation found on social media impacts whether people get vaccinated

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter November 6, 2020

Whether people get a vaccine heavily relies on trusted local sources and mainstream media messaging, according to WSU researchers who collected national survey data about vaccine adoption attitudes during...

The event “Digital Dissensus: Discovering Truth in an Era of Misinformation” is part of  the series “The Community Classroom: Race, Equity and Engaged Citizenship.

WSU Tri-Cities to host virtual event about misinformation in media

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2020

WSU Tri-Cities will host an event about misinformation as part of its series “The Community Classroom: Race, Equity and Engaged Citizenship,” which aims to teach people about social issues. Mike...

Its highly important to be aware of whats going on, and reading the newspaper is the best way to do that.

OPINION: More people should read the newspaper

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor September 30, 2020

Many would rather use the newspaper as bedding for their hamster than read it these days — let alone spend money on one when they could stay updated to their satisfaction through Facebook. But it is...

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