“How Does Misinformation Spread?” | Prairie Public Broadcasting

“How Does Misinformation Spread?”

Apr 14, 2019

O'Connor and Weatherall

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Cailin O’Connor and James Owen Weatherall, authors of "The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread."  They expolore why, apart from any evidence, people's beliefs can depend on several social factors, allowing even demonstrably false beliefs to persist.