EU mulls disinformation regulation but admits alert system has ‘never been triggered’

By |oktober 29th, 2019|Code of practice against disinformation, code of practice on disinformation, disinformation, EU, Facebook, fake news, Google, News, social media, Twitter|

The case for the EU regulation of online disinformation "will be evaluated" in the coming months ahead of a decision in early 2020, a Commission official revealed on Tuesday (29 October). At the same time, the EU's executive conceded that its disinform...

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Communicating modern animal farming

By |oktober 14th, 2019|animal farming, animal welfare, disinformation, Event Report, livestock, meat consumption, media, News|

A communication gap between citizens and farmers in the modern livestock sector is increasingly widening and the general sentiment is shifting from an overall good opinion of those who keep feeding the world toward a negative view on farmers' role in t...

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Member states differ in combating disinformation, EU report says

By |junij 21st, 2019|#Media4EU, disinformation, EU, fake news, Luminita Odobescu, media, News|

The approach to tackling disinformation across the EU "varies greatly across member states," says a report produced by the outgoing Romanian Presidency. The document was distributed to national delegations ahead of the European Council summit, which co...

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Facebook to work with ‘trustworthy’ media after Russian fake news offensive

By |junij 17th, 2019|2019 European elections, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Code of practice against disinformation, copyright, disinformation, EU, Europe, Facebook, fake news, Google, Jesper Doub, media, News, Reuters Institute, Russia, Twitter|

Facebook said it will enable “trustworthy” news publishers to generate additional revenue on its social media site, following EU accusations of Russian meddling in last month's European election campaign.

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Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight

By |maj 17th, 2019|Code of practice against disinformation, disinformation, fake news, News|

Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday (17 May) for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months after promising to do more.

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Poll: Nearly half of Europeans think vaccines ‘can often produce severe side effects’

By |april 29th, 2019|disinformation, Eurobarometer, Jyrki Katainen, measles, News, vaccination, vaccines|

85% of EU citizens believe vaccines are an effective way of preventing diseases, but almost half of them think vaccines "can often produce severe side-effects," according to a new Eurobarometer survey.

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As election looms, Spaniards are hit by WhatsApp disinformation campaign

By |april 26th, 2019|Avaaz, Christoph Schott, disinformation, fake news, media, misinformation, News, Spain, Spanish election|

Spanish citizens have been subject to a series of disinformation campaigns ranging from fake news about Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez signing a Catalan independence deal, to conspiracies about migrants and propaganda against gay people, a new study has found.

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As election looms, Spaniards are hit by WhatsApp disinformation campaign

By |april 26th, 2019|Avaaz, Christoph Schott, disinformation, fake news, media, misinformation, News, Spain, Spanish election|

Spanish citizens have been subject to a series of disinformation campaigns ranging from fake news about Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez signing a Catalan independence deal, to conspiracies about migrants and propaganda against gay people, a new study has found.

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Parliament calls for EU measures to counter hostile disinformation campaigns

By |marec 14th, 2019|2019 European elections, disinformation, East StratCom, News, Russia|

The European Parliament passed a resolution on Wednesday (13 March) warning against propaganda and disinformation campaigns ahead of the May 2019 EU elections, citing Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as the main sources.

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EU wraps Facebook, Twitter and Google for inaction on fake news

By |marec 1st, 2019|Action plan on disinformation, Andrus Ansip, code of practice on disinformation, disinformation, ENISA, EU elections 2019, Facebook, fake news, Google, Guy Verhofstadt, Julian King, Mariya Gabriel, News, Twitter, Věra Jourová|

Online platforms are failing to make sufficient progress in the fight against disinformation, the European Commission warned on Thursday (28 December). As the European elections draw closer, the EU cybersecurity agency ENISA has called for national legislation in the fight against fake news.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU wraps Facebook, Twitter and Google for inaction on fake news