Author: Michelle Watson

Michelle Watson

Michelle Watson, a passionate storyteller, infuses her writing with a fresh perspective. With a background in feature writing, Michelle explores the human side of news, uncovering the personal narratives that often go unnoticed.

In the ongoing battle against online misinformation, the pandemic has underscored the need for effective strategies to combat health-related falsehoods. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, finding ways to disseminate accurate health information has become paramount. In this exploration, we delve into four compelling strategies that have proven effective during the pandemic. Forewarning: Preparing the Mind’s Immune System The forewarning approach, akin to “pre-bunking” or “inoculation,” acts as a powerful tool in combating misinformation. Analogous to a vaccine, it trains individuals to recognize and dismiss false information before it takes root. @drstellac, in a TikTok video, effectively deploys this…

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