RGS-IBG Conference session: Geographies of misinformation – GIScRG, DGRG

Our conference session has been confirmed: 09:00-10:40 Friday, 2 September, 2022 (Henry Daysh Building – 1.06, Hybrid, Newcastle University, UK) • Find the Zoom link at the [session page]


9:00 • Introduction by chairs

9:15 • 327 Socio-demographics aspects of Twitter Covid misinformation across countries • Daniel Valdenegro Ibarra, Serge Sharoff, Jose Sosa, Souad Boumechaal, University of Leeds, UK [in person]

9:45 • 1079 Not all ‘fake news’ is big news: Social media, localised misinformation and the politics of neighbourhood change • Susan Moore1, Scott Rodgers2, Andrea Ballatore3 • 1 Bartlett School of Planning, UCL, UK. 2 Birkbeck, University of London, UK. 3 King’s College London, UK [in person]

10:15 • Panel discussion and special issue planning


1461 A Proposal for a Geography of Vulnerability to COVID-19 Misinformation • Santosh Vijaykumar, Gillian Pepper, Michael Craig, Helen King, Matt Baillie-Smith, Northumbria University, UK [cancelled]

630 Political Boundaries, Digital Lives, and the Space In-between: A Netnography of Conspiracy • Alexis Wood, University of California, Berkeley, USA [cancelled]