Lessons Learned from Dear Pandemic a Social Media-Based Science Communication Project Targeting the COVID-19 Infodemic
Albrecht, S. S., Aronowitz, S. V., Buttenheim, A. M., et al. (2022). Lessons Learned from Dear Pandemic, a Social Media-Based Science Communication Project Targeting the COVID-19 Infodemic. Journal of Public Health Reports, 137(3):449-456.
This article discusses the rapid spread of mis- and disinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic on social media, part of an “infodemic” of available information. The authors describe the “Dear Pandemic” social media project, an innovative and multidisciplinary effort to disseminate trusted scientific information and enable media literacy around social media content.