This episode is part of the Big Rhetorical Podcast Carnival 2021 on Contending with Misinformation in the Community and Classroom. The episode features three experts who study how misinformation spreads and effective ways to thwart it. Dr. Sara Yeo (1:43) discusses our weaknesses in identifying misinformation and how emotion and humor affect receptions of scientific information. Dr. Leticia Bode (18:45) provides a nuanced definition of misinformation and explains why countering misinformation online is not always a waste of your time. Maryam Maleki (41:15) talks about how misinformation spreads online following models that also predict the spread of infectious diseases. Follow @TechCommUAH or email Ryan Weber at email@example.com for more information about the show.