Censorship and Suppression of Covid-19 Heterodoxy: Tactics and Counter-Tactics

Yaffa Shir-Raz et al. The emergence of COVID-19 has led to numerous controversies over COVID-related knowledge and policy. To counter the perceived threat from doctors and scientists who challenge the official position of governmental and intergovernmental health authorities, some supporters of this orthodoxy have moved to censor those who promote dissenting views. The aim of […]

Suppressing Scientific Discourse on Vaccines? Self-perceptions of Researchers and Practitioners

Ety Elisha, Josh Guetzkow, Yaffa Shir-Raz, Natti Ronel The controversy over vaccines has recently intensi ed in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, with calls from politicians, health professionals, journalists, and citizens to take harsh measures against so-called “anti-vaxxers,” while accusing them of spreading “fake news” and as such, of endangering public health. However, […]