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Science denial: Why it happens and 5 things you can do...

Barbara K. Hofer, Middlebury and Gale Sinatra, University of Southern California Science denial became deadly in 2020. Many political...

From UFOs to COVID conspiracy theories, we all struggle with the...

Meg Elkins, RMIT University and Robert Hoffmann, RMIT University For ufologists the US government’s eagerly anticipated report of “unidentified...

To navigate the dangers of the web, you need critical thinking...

Sam Wineburg, Stanford University The web is a treacherous place. A website’s author may not be...

7 ways to avoid becoming a misinformation superspreader

H. Colleen Sinclair, Mississippi State University The problem of misinformation isn’t going away. Internet platforms like Facebook and Twitter...

Why lawsuits against the media may not hurt freedom of the...

Nancy Costello, Michigan State University Free speech advocates have long believed that suing a news organization threatens free speech....

It’s not just a social media problem – how search engines...

Chirag Shah, University of Washington Search engines are one of society’s primary gateways to information and people, but they...

Misinformation-spewing cable companies come under scrutiny

Joshua Braun, University of Massachusetts Amherst Looking at political violence in the U.S., a New Jersey state legislator sent...

3 reasons for information exhaustion – and what to do about...

Mark Satta, Wayne State University An endless flow of information is coming at us constantly: It might be an article a friend shared on Facebook...

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As gatekeepers, moms hold keys to shared parenting duties

Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, The Ohio State University As writer (and mother) Judith Shulevitz accurately explained in a New York Times op-ed, mothers often shoulder the lion’s...