May 31 2020 7:00pm

Coronavirus: COVID-19 and the fear fueling conspiracy theories

There’s almost no escaping the deluge of information about the new coronavirus and COVID-19 is acting as an accelerant to conspiracy theories. Dawna Friesen looks at how fear of the virus is fueling misinformation and disinformation online. Friesen also speaks with Craig Silverman, media editor of Buzzfeed, about what has led to this and the danger these conspiracy theories can have on our future.

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