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While the war in Ukraine has dominated the news cycle, journalists' commitment to reporting facts and truth is being put to the test.

Jennifer O'Connell, feature writer at The Irish Times provides seven types of mis- and disinformation to watch out for when following this crucial news story.

She writes that bad actors will get people to spread Russian propaganda unwittingly. Key advice is always to pause before you share.

"Pro-Kremlin accounts are taking examples of (often well-meaning) misinformation in support of Ukraine and using it to back claims that the war is fake news."

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