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November 28, 2023 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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USAID Studies the Fight Against Misinformation

by Dave Shumaker

A new review of misinformation countermeasures compares research and applications in the Global North and South. The report, sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), analyzes studies of 11 different countermeasures, finding the strongest evidence for the effectiveness of inoculation and debunking. It notes that media literacy education has been understudied and that the existing evidence for its effectiveness is mixed.

The report is available at pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PA0215JW.pdf.



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