Stock photo of actors posing as medical workers shared in misleading Facebook posts promoting coronavirus pandemic denial

Published on 30/11/2020 at 10:27


Facebook posts falsely claim that bacterial meningitis vaccine, not H1N1 virus, caused 1918 Spanish flu pandemic

Updated on 09/05/2022 at 10:50


Facebook posts falsely claim US oil magnate coined term ‘fossil fuels’ to introduce ‘idea of scarcity’, boosting oil prices

Updated on 30/11/2022 at 02:29


False claim recirculates in New Zealand that government revoked ‘human right to grow food’

Published on 18/11/2020 at 04:31


Viral meme misrepresents Stanley Johnson's recently republished book 'The Marburg Virus'

Published on 03/11/2020 at 04:22


Experts say there is no evidence to support the claims

Published on 30/10/2020 at 06:16


Misleading claim spreads online that Jacinda Ardern 'bribed New Zealand media' to win re-election

Published on 29/10/2020 at 11:08


Facebook posts make misleading claim that 220,000 coronavirus fatalities in US were caused by other medical conditions

Published on 29/10/2020 at 07:30


No, this photo shows a South African white king protea flower

Published on 16/10/2020 at 07:06


Misleading claim circulates on Facebook about New Zealand opposition leader’s motivations for repealing environmental law

Updated on 13/10/2020 at 09:06


Misleading claim circulates on Facebook that ‘indigenous peoples of the Americas sacrificed leaders as offering to gods during epidemics’

Published on 12/10/2020 at 07:05


New Zealand opposition party shares claim about country’s new agricultural legislation that omits key details

Published on 02/10/2020 at 11:22


This image shows the aftermath of a boxing match between Dick Hyland and Ray Campbell in 1913

Published on 24/09/2020 at 06:59


New Zealand doctor makes misleading claims about the country’s PCR testing regime in widely shared YouTube video

Published on 18/09/2020 at 08:01


False claim circulates online that ‘hangover’ is a term derived from the historic practice of ‘sleeping on a rope’

Published on 16/09/2020 at 10:07