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Tohatoha launches book drive to help school libraries tackle and educate about online misinformation
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Tohatoha launches book drive to help school libraries tackle and educate about online misinformation

2 November 20202 November 2020

Non-profit seeks book title recommendations and funding via PledgeMe As non-profit group Tohatoha rolls out its new campaign to tackle online misinformation with The Glass Room exhibition this week, the organisation is also calling for funding support for a drive to give school libraries books to educate students on this challenging topic. The internationally renowned...

Exhibition exploring online misinformation set to tour NZ
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Exhibition exploring online misinformation set to tour NZ

2 November 20202 November 2020

Tohatoha and InternetNZ to bring ‘The Glass Room’ to Kiwi schools and libraries A globally successful public exhibition that explores how social media and the Internet have changed the way we interact with information online is set to visit New Zealand for the first time, with support from non-profit groups Tohatoha and InternetNZ. Called The...

Building a just and equitable digital world
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Building a just and equitable digital world

19 August 202019 August 2020

Tohatoha pivots its strategic direction for 2020 to focus on digital harms and risks AUCKLAND, 19 August 2020 – New Zealand non-profit Tohatoha announced a bold new strategic direction today, expanding the focus of its programme to prioritise education to prevent the spread of disinformation and misinformation online, build community understanding of the risks and...

Shouting Zeros and Ones
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Shouting Zeros and Ones

18 August 202018 August 2020

by Dr Andrew Chen –  Data flows around the world as computers trade in 0s and 1s, silently making decisions that affect all of us, every day. Meanwhile, we humans shout louder than ever before, spreading news and opinions through social media, polarising society and pitting ourselves against each other. What are the quiet, hidden...

“Taxpayer funded research is being locked behind paywalls”
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“Taxpayer funded research is being locked behind paywalls”

30 October 201930 October 2019

Tohatoha launches campaign to change the way scholarship and science is shared in NZ Taxpayer funded research that could be improving the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders is being locked behind paywalls due to a profit-focused approach to academic publishing, says open access advocacy group Tohatoha NZ. This viewpoint, discussed at length in a...