Panorama on vaccines

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Panorama on vaccines

Post by Stephanie » Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:39 am

Vaccines: The Disinformation War is an investigation into antivaxxers, and it's on next monday, 15 Feb

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000scy8
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Re: Panorama on vaccines

Post by jaap » Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:40 pm

Presumably that is the one that this thread was about, so we can see whether the fears expressed there were justified.

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Re: Panorama on vaccines

Post by FlammableFlower » Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:06 pm

I only caught the end (in real time), so need to go back and watch it - but it was interesting that the vast majority of the undecideds then became more pro-vaccine. But that seemed to be partly as a rest of the (unsurprising to us here) shrill and overhyped nature of the anti-vax message and also having access to an expert to discuss things. It's the last part that the population lack. They've got lots of info, but there's no discussion or processing, so it's easy for people to dismiss things they don't agree with or understand and to reinforce things they do agree with or supports their world-view.

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