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The Diepsloot 7 Report
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The Diepsloot 7 Report

Between 7 and 8 April 2022, The Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change was alerted to an online narrative that surfaced following the death of a Zimbabwean man named Elvis Nyathi in Diepsloot on 6 April 2022. News of Nyathi’s death was revealed as tensions continue to build about the work of an organisation called...

VACCINE MIS/DISINFORMATION WEEKLY REPORT #21
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VACCINE MIS/DISINFORMATION WEEKLY REPORT #21

For our final Mis/Disinformation report in this format, we look into social media conversationsfrom two platforms – Facebook and Twitter – beginning from late-February into mid-March.Conversations were largely driven by the developments in the Ukraine/Russia War,developments around the Pfizer vaccine, mistrust about vaccine effectiveness and generalconfusion Read full report

VACCINE MIS/DISINFORMATION WEEKLY REPORT #20
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VACCINE MIS/DISINFORMATION WEEKLY REPORT #20

This week’s Mis/Disinformation report looks into social media conversations from two platforms –Facebook and Twitter. Conversations were largely driven by developments in vaccine mandatesand regulations, unverified claims which lead to misinformation, conspiracy theories and fear. Read full report

VACCINE MIS/DISINFORMATION WEEKLY REPORT #19
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VACCINE MIS/DISINFORMATION WEEKLY REPORT #19

This week’s Mis/Disinformation report looks into social media conversations from two platforms – Facebook over the last month and Twitter over the last week. Conversations relative to the vaccine seem to be largely driven by mistrust, misinformation, and fear. Read full report

VACCINE MIS/DISINFORMATION WEEKLY REPORT #18
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VACCINE MIS/DISINFORMATION WEEKLY REPORT #18

This week’s Mis/Disinformation report looks into social media conversation driven by: thepotential of a 5th wave, government changes to policies around isolation and movement rules,the vaccination rate, and a newly approved vaccine.   Read full report