European justice ministers promise to combat disinformation and racism

By |julij 7th, 2020|Christine Lambrecht, Didier Reynders, disinformation, fake news, German EU presidency 2020, hate speech, News, online hate speech, Racism, Věra Jourová|

Rule of law as a priority of the German EU Council presidency was an open secret long before the programme was presented. Thus, it was only fitting that the first Council meeting chaired by Germany was that of the ministers of justice. EURACTIV Germany...

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Ukraine’s success is the best deterrent against the Russian revanche

By |junij 24th, 2020|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, disinformation, Donbas conflict, hybrid warfare, Nato, News, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin|

There is no better strategy for the West in dealing with Russia than strength and unity, and there should be no appeasement and no return to “business as usual”, writes Kostiantyn Yelisieiev.

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Time to aim high: tackling disinformation during the pandemic

By |junij 18th, 2020|coronavirus, disinformation, fake news, News|

The EU needs a course correction in its approach to disinformation and fake news in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, writes Juliane von Reppert-Bismarck.

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Twitter takes down Beijing-backed influence operation pushing coronavirus messages

By |junij 12th, 2020|China, coronavirus, disinformation, News, Twitter|

Twitter on Thursday (11 June) said it removed more than 170,000 accounts tied to a Beijing-backed influence operation that deceptively spread messages favorable to the Chinese government, including about the coronavirus.

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‘Time to tell the truth’ on Chinese disinformation, Jourova says

By |junij 10th, 2020|China, disinformation, EU, Europe, European Union, fake news, News, Věra Jourová|

The European Commission has come out with an unambiguous message against China's efforts to spread disinformation related to the coronavirus outbreak in Europe. It is the first time the executive has publicly called out China for its role in spreading ...

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EU code of practice on disinformation ‘insufficient and unsuitable,’ member states say

By |junij 5th, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, disinformation, Estonia, EU, European Union, fake news, Latvia, Lithuania, News, Slovakia, Věra Jourová|

A coalition of EU member states have hit out at the bloc's efforts to stem the spread of disinformation, calling the self-regulatory framework currently in place "insufficient and unsuitable."

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European Digital Media Observatory launched in Florence to analyse disinformation

By |junij 4th, 2020|disinformation, EDMO, European Digital Media Observatory, European University Institute, fake news, Florence, Italy, News, Thierry Breton, Věra Jourová|

The European Digital Media Observatory, which aims to analyse disinformation, was launched on Monday (1 June) in Florence. Funded by the EU, it brings together researchers and experts in media literacy. EURACTIV Italy reports.

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Combat 5G COVID-19 fake news, urges Europe

By |junij 3rd, 2020|5G, conspiracy theories, coronavirus, disinformation, News|

European Union (EU) nations banking on 5G to boost economic growth are eager to tackle conspiracy theories linking the wireless technology to the spread of the novel coronavirus that have seen masts torched in several places.

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Georgia targeted by fake stories of US secret labs spreading COVID-19

By |maj 29th, 2020|China, coronavirus, disinformation, fake news, Josep Borrell, News, Russia, United States|

EU foreign ministers are discussing China on Friday (29 May), as the country started to back Russian narratives of Washington-led biological weapon development in Georgia and other post-Soviet countries. One widely circulating allegation in the interne...

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EU should launch a specialist team to investigate Chinese disinformation

By |maj 22nd, 2020|China, coronavirus, disinformation, EEAS, Josep Borrell, News|

The Chinese government has flooded the European information space with disinformation, in an effort to control the narrative around the pandemic and divert the blame. This poisonous environment created by Chinese info-war operations calls for resolute ...

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