Biography of the Author Edson C Tandoc Jr

Edson C Tandoc Jr

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Singapore COVID-19 vaccine 7

    Commentary: Misinformation threatens Singapore’s COVID-19 vaccination programme

    Singapore's vaccination programme should keep an eye on vaccine hesitancy and misinformation, say NTU’s Edson C Tandoc Jr, Kim Hye Kyung, Edmund ...
  2. A forwarded message claiming gargling warm water with salt or vinegar can wash down the coronavirus.

    Commentary: Forwarding a WhatsApp message on COVID-19 news? How to make sure you don’t spread misinformation

    There are a few ways to spot potential misinformation when you receive forwarded messages, say Edson C Tandoc Jr and Mak Weng Wai.
  3. A woman wearing a protective mask uses a smartphone as she travels on a bus during rush hour, after

    Commentary: How to stay sane in a time of COVID-19 information overload

    Increased media use in the time of COVID-19 might expose individuals to misinformation as well as information that might increase their anxiety, ...
  4. There's a four-step guide to creating fake news Macedonian-style, according to trolls in Veles.

    Commentary: On falsehoods, clumsy corrections might backfire

    Corrections also cannot tackle deep-seated biases and beliefs that enabled the falsehood to thrive in the first place, says NTU Wee Kim Wee School ...