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How a Crisis Researcher Makes Sense of Covid-19 Misinformation

Collective sensemaking during times of uncertainty and anxiety

Photo: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images

MMany of us are struggling to absorb the news about the novel coronavirus, the virus that causes Covid-19. Lives have been lost. People are gravely ill. Others have been quarantined for weeks. The disease appears to be spreading in numerous countries…

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Kate Starbird

Kate Starbird

Associate Professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering at UW. Researcher of crisis informatics and online rumors. Aging athlete. Army brat.