Harvard University has quietly ended its “misinformation” research program, giving the boot to director Dr. Joan Donovan, who cast doubt on the Hunter Biden “Laptop from Hell” story.
The program was founded in 2019, part of the post-2016 boom in “misinformation” research departments on campuses around the western world.
These departments, alongside various think tanks, nonprofits, and “fact checkers,” benefited from an influx of attention and funding from globalist billionaires, emerged out of nowhere following the election of Donald Trump to assume a leading role in the censorship of social media platforms.
Dr. Donovan, who led the Technology and Social Change Project at Harvard, was one of the beneficiaries of this trend. But her program has now been shuttered by the university, a…