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Posted by on Apr 9, 2020 in coronavirus, Media, Politics | 0 comments

Brutal propaganda war over coronavirus means facts matter more than ever

Rarely has accurate information been more vital than at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.Yet a global disinformation war is being waged at full force.China and Russia push conspiracy theories worldwide about the origin of the virus. Autocrats from Cambodia to Saudi Arabia to Turkey censor reporting on the virus.Meantime, President Donald Trump blasts journalists who question his misinformation, while far-right pundits and social media promote reckless claims about the outbreak.Here’s the good news, however: For those of you who seek solid information while sheltering at home there is a surpri…

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