June 2, 2021

The State of Media Literacy in Sub-Saharan Africa 2020 and a Theory of Misinformation Literacy

This chapter examines the teaching of ‘media literacy’ in state-run schools in […]

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May 14, 2021

The Psychology of Fake News

This article, published in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, synthesizes the findings from […]

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April 19, 2021

Mapping Civil Society Responses to Disinformation

Civil society organizations (CSOs) play a central role in addressing disinformation’s growing […]

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March 22, 2021

Double Trouble: Resilience to Fake News at the Time of Covid-19 Infodemic

The Media Literacy Index was created in 2017 as a response to […]

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March 4, 2021

Understanding Misinformation on Mobile Instant Messengers (MIMs) in Developing Countries

A research project in Nigeria, India, and Pakistan found that messaging apps […]

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September 15, 2020

Media behaviour of young people in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova: Belarusian Analytical Workroom

Commissioned by Free Press Unlimited, this sociological study into the media attitudes […]

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September 15, 2020

WADADA News for Kids audience survey: Free Press Unlimited

WADADA News for Kids network has been operating in 16 countries for […]

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July 30, 2020

Keeping it Real: An exploratory study of how 13-14-year-olds critically engage with online content

Exploratory study in the factors the influence whether different group of 13-14 […]

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July 3, 2020

Final report of the High Level Expert Group on Fake News and Online Disinformation

In January 2018, the European Commission set up a high-level group of […]

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December 24, 2019

Winning the war on state-sponsored propaganda – Gains in the ability to detect disinformation a year and a half after completing a Ukrainian news media literacy program

This is an impact evaluation of a media literacy programme piloted by […]

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December 24, 2019

The Bottom-Up Media Revolution: How Social Entrepreneurs Around the World Are Building Trust Between Communities and the Media

A study of how social entrepreneurs are building trust between communities and […]

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December 24, 2019

Mapping of Media Literacy Practices and Actions in EU-28

Overview of policies and practices to promote media literacy per EU member […]

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