16 Feb 2021

How vortex of misinformation is driving wedge between families and friends

Donald Trump has been cleared in his impeachment trial, and, for now, his supporters may seem to have quietened down. But the rise of misinformation and distrust of the mainstream is still very much alive.

From the belief that the media is putting out fake news, to Covid denial and anti-vax, the counter narrative remains strong.

We’ve been to meet some people caught in a vortex of misinformation, which is driving a wedge between families and friends. And we hear from those trying to help others back into the mainstream again.