Twitter and misinformation: In cases like this pandemic, good information is life-saving

1 December, 2022

It’s shocking to see Twitter retreating form trying to stop misinformation from killing people, as the new CEO abandons COVID misinformation policy, shirking “huge responsibility”

Musk’s Twitter abandons COVID misinfo policy, shirking “huge responsibility” | Ars Technica

With kind regards.

Najeeb Al-Shorbaji, PhD, IAHSI

HIFA Profile: Najeeb Al-Shorbaji recently retired from the World Health Organization (WHO), where he has worked since 1988 in different capacities. He was most recently Director of the Knowledge, Ethics and Research Department at WHO headquarters, Geneva. Previously he was Coordinator for Knowledge Management and Sharing in EMRO (Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office), Egypt. He is a member of a number of national and international professional societies and associations specialised in information management and health informatics. He has authored over 100 research papers and articles presented in various conferences and published in professional journals. He is a member of the HIFA Steering Group and the HIFA Working Group on Multilingualism. Email: shorbajin AT