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Mis- and disinformation in Aotearoa New Zealand from 17 August to 5 November 2021 : working paper Kate Hannah, Sanjana Hattotuwa and Kayli Taylor

By: Hannah, Kate.
Contributor(s): Hattotuwa, Sanjana | Taylor, Kayli.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Te Pūnaha Matatini, 2022Description: electronic document (10 pages) ; PDF file.Subject(s): COVID-19 | The Disinformation Project | MISOGYNY | PANDEMICS | POLITICS | SOCIAL MEDIA | VIOLENCE | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | NEW ZEALANDOnline resources: Click here to access online | About The Disinformation Project Summary: In November 2021, we published a working paper on the trends of misinformation and disinformation we had observed since August 2021 to November 2021. Aotearoa New Zealand’s Delta outbreak meant a shift to Level 4 across the country, and contributed to a sharp increase in the popularity and intensity of Covid-19-specific disinformation and other forms of ‘dangerous speech’ and disinformation, related to far-right ideologies. This paper analysed twelve weeks of material, observing key trends, and analysing impact. The working paper working paper introduces some of our key findings so far on the infodemic – around engagement, content, reception to the Covid-19 vaccine, language, approaches employed, and targeted groups. (From the website). Record #7614
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In November 2021, we published a working paper on the trends of misinformation and disinformation we had observed since August 2021 to November 2021. Aotearoa New Zealand’s Delta outbreak meant a shift to Level 4 across the country, and contributed to a sharp increase in the popularity and intensity of Covid-19-specific disinformation and other forms of ‘dangerous speech’ and disinformation, related to far-right ideologies.

This paper analysed twelve weeks of material, observing key trends, and analysing impact. The working paper working paper introduces some of our key findings so far on the infodemic – around engagement, content, reception to the Covid-19 vaccine, language, approaches employed, and targeted groups. (From the website). Record #7614