Episode 11: Joey D’Urso and Claire Wardle

What’s it like being a journalist or a fact checker during this pandemic? Claire Wardle, US Director of First Draft, talks about misinformation techniques she has been studying for years being writ large during coronavirus. Former BBC and Buzzfeed journalist Joey D’Urso unpacks the important relationship between the social media giants and the media. Dr Charles Kriel describes the pitfalls of publishing papers without peer review and John Quinlan clears up whether the Gates Foundation just lost a big court case over vaccinations.