Ukraine struggles to debunk fake virus news

By |marec 27th, 2020|coronavirus, disinformation, fake news, News, Russia, Ukraine|

The water service in Odessa, a port city in southern Ukraine, was suddenly overrun this week with calls from worried residents with a peculiar concern.

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A new type of virus is upon us, and it is not Corona

By |marec 25th, 2020|coronavirus, disinformation, News|

The whole world is preoccupied with the coronavirus pandemic.  Every day, we experience apprehension and our thoughts focus on how we can protect ourselves, our families and countries. Yet, while nations struggle to mobilise their resources to fight this unparalleled epidemic, another virus is spreading almost undetected, Daniel Milo argues. 

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Russia deploying coronavirus disinformation to sow panic in West, EU document says

By |marec 18th, 2020|coronavirus, disinformation, fake news, News, Russia|

Russian media have deployed a "significant disinformation campaign" against the West to worsen the impact of the coronavirus, generate panic and sow distrust, according to a European Union document seen by Reuters.

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EU auditors probe bloc’s disinformation fight amid COVID-19 concerns

By |marec 17th, 2020|Andrus Ansip, coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, disinformation, EastStratCom Force, European External Action Service, fake news, Julian King, News, Věra Jourová|

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) has launched an probe into the resilience of the bloc's attempts to stifle fake news on the bloc, the institution announced on Tuesday (17 March).

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Russian coronavirus disinformation may be for domestic audiences, expert says

By |marec 16th, 2020|coronavirus, disinformation, News, Russia|

While the West blames Russia for spreading disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic with the aim of sowing distrust in Western public institutions and healthcare systems, an expert has pointed out that Russia's domestic audience may actually be th...

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EU alert triggered after coronavirus disinformation campaign

By |marec 4th, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, coronavirus, disinformation, EU, Europe, Facebook, fake news, Google, Microsoft, News, Twitter, Věra Jourová|

An EU instrument designed to monitor serious cases of disinformation has been triggered following a series of online campaigns surrounding the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has confirmed, in what could be the first time the EU's ...

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg backs regulation of harmful online content

By |februar 15th, 2020|disinformation, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, MSC2020, Munich security conference, News|

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg on Saturday (15 February) said harmful online content should be regulated, adding that his company should be subject to a regulatory framework that is different from those used for existing media and telecoms companies.

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Facebook ‘on the side of free expression’ as EU steps up disinformation fight

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, disinformation, EU, Facebook, fake news, media, News, Nick Clegg, Věra Jourová|

Social media giant Facebook has warned against curtailing freedom of expression as the EU considers measures to clamp down on disinformation campaigns across online platforms.

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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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