Misinformation is information that is false or misleading according to the best‐available evidence at the time and is communicated regardless of an intention to deceive (Komendantova et al., 2021). Misinformation increasingly spreads in times of crises (Zhou et al., 2021), as the COVID‐19 pandemic has recently shown us. Fake news and misinformation especially propagate when authoritative information is lacking and ambiguous information is shared, triggering fear and anxiety (Fallou et al., 2020; Peng, 2020; Zhou et al., 2021). To make matters worse, misinformation may create an atmosphere of...
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Editorial| June 02, 2022
How to Fight Earthquake Misinformation: A Communication Guide
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Laure Fallou, Michèle Marti, Irina Dallo, Marina Corradini; How to Fight Earthquake Misinformation: A Communication Guide. Seismological Research Letters 2022; doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0220220086
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