New factsheet identifies types, sources, and claims of COVID-19 misinformation

A Reuters Institute analysis of COVID-19 misinformation has identified that most cases ‘spun, twisted, recontextualised, or reworked’ true information, but that fewer cases were completely fabricated.

Amongst the findings, the factsheet identified that reconfigured misinformation accounted for 87% of social media interactions in the sample; the fabricated content, for 12%.

Read the full factsheet 'Types, sources, and claims of COVID-19 misinformation'