Daily Archives: February 8, 2020

Cyborgs, Trolls and Bots: A Guide to Online Misinformation

NEW YORK - Cyborgs, trolls and bots can fill the internet with lies and half-truths. Understanding them is key to learning how misinformation spreads online.As the 2016 election showed, social media is increasingly used to amplify false claims and divi...

Experience Handling Ebola Epidemic May Help Africa Dodge Coronavirus Bullet

GENEVA - The World Health Organization is scaling up measures to keep Africa free of the deadly coronavirus by shoring up the continent's fragile health system and increasing preparedness efforts to tackle the potential spread of the dangerous virus to...