COVID-19, Education, Justice, Misinformation — May 23, 2022 at 3:02 am

The War Against Misinformation Must Be Won by Credibility


The War Against Misinformation Must Be Won by Credibility

In recent years, the world has witnessed several forms of misinformation in all aspects of human lives. Misinformation is waging war and causing a devastating impact on health, nation stability, professionalism, and discrediting science. Misinformation is false, nonfactual, inaccurate information and shifts from the actual truth of information or message. It comes in the form of speculations, myths, and conspiracy from individuals, fake news stories from social media, and other internet search engines that oppose the ethics of the journalism profession.

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  • Safiya S. Musa

    Safiya S. Musa is a trained media expert pursuing a graduate program at the University of Wisconsin. She is interested in informing, educating, and speaking for the voiceless. Special interests are journalism, academia, and arts. She has gained experience in teaching, research, media productions, and service to humanity. She has worked as an instructor in Sokoto state polytechnic, where she taught courses in mass communication and other administrative duties. Again, she voluntarily served at the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) Katsina and Sokoto stations. She has also contributed to news report writing for students newspapers at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.

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