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Expert: From COVID-19 conspiracies to rigged voting machines, misinformation plagues federal election

Published: 16Sep2021

Misinformation linked to the COVID-19 pandemic is playing a larger-than-expected role in the federal election, fuelling protests and support for the People’s Party of Canada, experts say....

Chrystia Freeland tweet labelled “manipulated video” by Twitter | CPAC

Published: 7Sep2021

August 30, 2021 | In this CBC interview, Aengus Bridgman, director of the Media Ecosystem Observatory's Canadian Election Misinformation Project, provides an overview of the Project's first memo:...

Twitter's slap-down of Liberal video reveals growing role of social media giants in election | CBC News

Published: 7Sep2021

August 30, 2021 | In this CBC interview, Aengus Bridgman, director of the Media Ecosystem Observatory's Canadian Election Misinformation Project, provides an overview of the Project's first memo:...

Political scientist Aengus Bridgman on manipulated media and misinformation | CBC Radio

Published: 31Aug2021

August 24, 2021 | In this CBC Radio interview, Aengus Bridgman, director of the Canadian Election Misinformation Project, comments on manipulated media and misinformation in the ongoing federal...

Will misinformation be a problem this election season? | CBC News

Published: 31Aug2021

August 24, 2021 | Election 44 is underway, and the Media Ecosystem Observatory's Canadian Election Misinformation Project is hard at work tracking election mis- and disinformation. Learn more about...

The Canadian Election Misinformation Project - Memo #1

Published: 27Aug2021

August 26, 2021 | The Media Ecosystem Observatory's Canadian Election Misinformation Project is out with its first memo of the 44th Canadian federal election campaign. Learn about five election...

McGill launches Canadian Election Misinformation Project

Published: 24Aug2021

August 19, 2021 | Mis- and dis-information are a growing threat to the integrity of free and fair elections and to the strength of democracies the world over. That is why McGill University and the...

Can an ad boycott fix Facebook's hate speech problem? | CBC News

Published: 8Jul2020

July 6, 2020 | Over 800 companies are pulling their ads from Facebook in response to the Stop Hate for Profit boycott, led by civil rights groups who want to remove hate speech from the platform....

Can an ad boycott fix Facebook's hate speech problem? | CBC News

Published: 8Jul2020

July 6, 2020 | Over 800 companies are pulling their ads from Facebook in response to the Stop Hate for Profit boycott, led by civil rights groups who want to remove hate speech from the platform....

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