Combating Election Misinformation In Asian American Communities

Reset looks at how misinformation spreads through various Asian American communities, which are incredibly diverse.

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In this Nov. 15, 2018, file photo the icons of Facebook and WhatsApp are pictured on an iPhone in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Apps like Whatsapp and WeChat are commonly used by the Asian American community and can lead to the quick spread of misinformation. Martin Meissner / AP Photo
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In this Nov. 15, 2018, file photo the icons of Facebook and WhatsApp are pictured on an iPhone in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Apps like Whatsapp and WeChat are commonly used by the Asian American community and can lead to the quick spread of misinformation. Martin Meissner / AP Photo

Combating Election Misinformation In Asian American Communities

Reset looks at how misinformation spreads through various Asian American communities, which are incredibly diverse.

The diversity of Asian Americans and the many, many languages that are spoken across the U.S. make it difficult to track exactly how misinformation spreads through different communities.

Reset checks in with a reporter who put in the work to track misinformation as it spread through Chinese American, Vietnamese American, Korean American and other Asian American communities before and after Election Day.

GUEST: Terry Nguyen, reporter for Vox