Category: Misinformation & Disinformation

the kalamazoo institute of arts

January 7, 2021

Economists in Kalamazoo reject the notion highlighted in an article yesterday that the Kalamazoo region suffers from a loss of educated residents.

a tweet from Donald Trump on October 24 claiming increasing coronavirus rates are due to increased testing.

October 28, 2020

The president and others are spreading false information about the causes of Michigan’s recent increase in coronavirus cases.

A portrait of State Senator Mike Shirkey

October 13, 2020

In the wake of the Supreme Court overruling the governor’s emergency powers, some lawmakers want to let the the coronavirus run its course. Health experts say that’s a very bad idea.

a sign reads "Black Voters Matter"

October 7, 2020

The Northside community group Mothers of Hope is offering free rides to voters to cast ballots before election day.

A screenshot from a syndicated program giving prominence to a discredited COVID-19 conspiracy theory on WWMT's website.

July 27, 2020

The owner of WWMT, which published the “Plandemic” segment, still refers to the discredited misinformation as part of “marketplace of ideas”.

A screenshot from a syndicated program giving prominence to a discredited COVID-19 conspiracy theory on WWMT's website.

July 25, 2020

Kalamazoo’s mainstream TV station was set to air debunked misinformation on the origins of the new coronavirus and allegations of complicity by the U.S. government’s infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci.