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Full Fact, Africa Check and Chequeado explore conspiracy theories and communicating uncertainty

Full Fact, Africa Check and Chequeado explore conspiracy theories and communicating uncertainty

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Full Fact, Africa Check and Chequeado explore conspiracy theories and communicating uncertainty15 October 2020 | Full Fact TeamThe work of professional fact checkers is a constant pursuit of evidence. In two new research briefings, Africa Check, Chequeado and Full Fact have teamed together to explore two major issues for fact checkers around the world - conspiracy theories, and communicating uncertainty. Conspiracy theories: who, how, what next? Conspiracy theories can cause serious harm when beliefs turn into behaviours, such as when vaccine hesitancy results in lower immunisation rates, or false claims about the 5G network leads to arson. Download the full briefing - communicating uncertainty