Emily Vraga on Team that Received $5 million Award

The team studies misinformation correction

Hubbard School Associate Professor and Don and Carole Larson Professor in Health Communication Emily Vraga is part of a team of researchers who study how to combat misinformation online. The team has many collaborators from other institutions, including Hubbard School alum and University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Dhavan Shah (M.A. '95, Ph.D. '99).

The team received $5 million Phase II Convergence Accelerator cooperative agreement award from the National Science Foundation. The group plans to continue its development of Course Correct, a tool designed to help journalists identify and combat misinformation online.

Read the press release for more information.