Flawed Research Not Retracted Fast Enough to Prevent Spread of Misinformation, Study Finds

June 15, 2022


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5-15 mins
Technology Abstract
Presented by Michigan News

Daniel Romero, an associate professor at the U-M School of Information, discusses the consequences of spreading misinformation and public trust in science, focusing on the circulation of retracted research papers. Romero notes that most individuals are unaware of the retractions, often seeing the initial papers as credible. The faculty expert further highlights his research findings from a study of Twitter.

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