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 18, 2021

Understanding Information disorder

Information disorder is complex. Some of it could be described as low-level […]

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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 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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December 4, 2020

Misogyny and Misinformation: An analysis of gendered disinformation tactics during the COVID-19 pandemic

False information during the COVID-19 pandemic and parallel infodemic has revealed itself […]

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September 11, 2020

Youth and violent extremism on social media: mapping the research

Does social media lead vulnerable individuals to resort to violence? Many people […]

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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

Disinformation and ‘Fake News’: Interim Report

Report of an inquiry into the spread of false, misleading, and persuasive […]

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