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Research suggests UK public can spot fake news about COVID-19, but don’t realise the UK’s death toll is far higher than in many other countries

Soo, Nikki, Morani, Marina, Kyriakidou, Maria and Cushion, Stephen 2020. Research suggests UK public can spot fake news about COVID-19, but don’t realise the UK’s death toll is far higher than in many other countries. [Online]. LSE Blogs: LSE. Available at: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/2020/04/28/researc...

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Abstract

How much does the British public know about the pandemic? Stephen Cushion, Nikki Soo, Maria Kyriakidou and Marina Morani (Cardiff University) sampled 200 people and found that while there is widespread rejection of the 5G conspiracy theory, many people do not realise the UK death rate is far higher than in other countries.

Item Type: Website Content
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Additional Information: LSE COVID-19 Blog
Publisher: LSE
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 27 May 2020
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2020 15:00
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/131947

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