The Disinformation War in Times of Coronavirus (op-ed)

Since the State of Alarm was decreed in Spain to stop the spreading of COVID-19, and the whole country was confined at home, social media has been an escape route that allows being closer to our friends and family. Along with messages of our loved ones, I’m sure that all of you receive the daily bombing of news, videos and memes. They can be either explaining to you the last “magic solution” against coronavirus or the “goodness” of a certain remote country (generally, not too much democratic) in the fight against the pandemic. Or even not speaking about the typical inspiration theories, only that time related to coronavirus. Yes, you are also a potential victim of the fake news plague.

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