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Figuring out fact from fiction

Whitney Phillips, Matter of Fact |

As the nation prepares to vaccinate vulnerable populations, just half of U.S. adults say they plan to take the vaccine. That’s according to a recent AP-NORC poll. A quarter say they don’t plan to get vaccinated at all. Now, the head of the world’s largest humanitarian network is urging governments to fight “fake news” about the vaccine.

Whitney Phillips is an assistant professor at Syracuse University and teaches media literacy, disinformation, and political communication.

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