RESOURCES ON VACCINE DISINFORMATION AND VACCINE HESITANCY

Project VCTR tool, a vaccine misinformation tracking tool developed by Joe Smyser of The Public Good Projects

Reuters/Ipsos, American perception of a coronavirus vaccine survey, May 2020

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, expectations for a COVID-19 vaccine, May 2020

The RAND Corporation, project to fight disinformation online, December 2019

Publication of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, “Addressing vaccine hesitancy: Clinical guidance for primary care physicians working with parents,” Shixin (Cindy) Shen and Vinita Dubey, March 2019

Pediatrics journal, study on messages in vaccine promotion, Brendan Nyhan, Jason Reifler, Sean Richey and Gary L. Freed, March 2014

Vaccine journal, review of beliefs of childhood vaccines in the U.S., Courtney Gidengil , Christine Chen, Andrew M. Parker, Sarah Nowak and Luke Matthews, September 2019

 

VACCINE DEVELOPMENT AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES

National Press Foundation, “The Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine,” an online briefing with Dr. Kathleen Neuzil and Dr. Wilbur Chen of the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, April 2020

National Press Foundation, “Tracking Disease Outbreaks,” briefing with Joe Smyser of the Public Good Projects, November 2018

 

RESOURCES FOR TRACKING CORONAVIRUS DISINFORMATON

National Press Foundation, “COVID-19 Misinformation: Digital Tools and Journalistic Quandaries,” how-to video on the RCAID tool with Joe Smyser of The Public Good Projects, Claire Wardle of First Draft and Donnie O’Sullivan of CNN, April 2020

__RCAID tool, developed by Joe Smyser of The Public Good Projects to help track health misinformation

First Draft, resources for reporters covering coronavirus, including a “debunk database” (sign up for First Draft’s newsletter here or a Slack community for journalists reporting on misinformation here)

International Fact-Checking Network, Poynter Institute, #CoronaVirusFacts Alliance database

 

RESOURCES FOR GENERAL FACT-CHECKING

How Americans Encounter, Recall and Act Upon Digital News,” 2017 Pew Research Center study

10 tips for verifying viral social media videos,” Poynter Institute, 2018

Understanding – and Combating – Fake News,” a 2017 National Press Foundation video with Margaret Sullivan, media columnist for The Washington Post; Jon Greenberg, staff writer, PolitiFact; and Jesse Holcomb, associate director of research, Pew Research Center.

Finding False Statements,” 2019 National Press Foundation session with Glenn Kessler of The Washington Post and Angie Drobnic Holan of PolitiFact.

__A previous session in 2019 also included Daniel Dale of the Toronto Star

AP Fact Check, at The Associated Press

FactCheck.org, housed at the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania