Summary: Intervening to blunt Covid-19 vaccine misinformation online
Description: Intervening to blunt Covid-19 vaccine misinformation online
In partnership with Weill Cornell Medicine and the Annenberg Public Policy Center at Penn, Critica, a non-profit organization that strives to counteract misinformation about science and health, is pilot testing and refining a method for intervening to counteract online misinformation about vaccines. We seek graduate or other similarly qualified students who will work as "infodemiologists," using the Critica protocol for counteracting online misinformation based on motivational interviewing and other evidence-based techniques. We will train the successful candidates in this protocol and they will then use it to intervene directly online when misinformation about vaccines is posted. The infodemiologists will be involved in iteratively refining the protocol based on the results of their interventions and may be asked to co-author publications with members of the Critica team.
Successful candidates will:
How to apply:
If interested please send your CV and a brief explanation of your interest/qualifications to David Scales, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and Chief Medical Officer at Critica (firstname.lastname@example.org).