February 22, 2023

Despite pledges, online platforms are failing in the fight against Disinformation

February 22, 2023 The Executive Board of the European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO) welcomes the publication of the first reports of the Signatories of the Strengthened¬†Code of Practice on Disinformation in the Transparency Centre. EDMO invites the signatories to be more accurate, clear, and transparent in their reporting.¬†The published reports do not constitute sufficient compliance …

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Media forensics: GADMO researchers develop AI tools to support verification

February 22, 2023 AI models generate texts, images and videos – and sometimes stray far from reality. Currently, systems like ChatGPT, DALL-E and Stable Diffusion impressively show what learning systems are capable of. Many people can interact with the models for the first time, try out scenarios and test use cases. “This step is particularly …

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Criminals, COVID, Ukraine – what moves our fact checkers

February 20, 2023 “COVID is no more dangerous than the flu”, “masks are harmful to health” and actually ‚Äúit is the vaccination against the virus that makes people ill‚ÄĚ. Social media has been rife with misinformation about pretty much every aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic since it was confirmed that a previously unknown pathogen had …

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Report: Most disinformation on COVID, war and climate change

February 16, 2023 The recently published report Pandemic, war and more: 18 months of disinformation¬†provides an overview of the main disinformation topics, narratives and most viral false news detected by the¬†EDMO fact-checking network¬†between June 2021 and November 2022. The report results from an analysis of the 18 EDMO¬†Monthly Fact-checking Briefs¬†published by the end of 2022. …

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Report: Most disinformation about COVID, war and climate change

February 16, 2023 The recent published report Pandemic, war and more: 18 months of disinformation¬†provides an overview of the main disinformation topics, narratives and most viral false news detected by the¬†EDMO fact-checking network¬†between June 2021 and November 2022. The report results from an analysis of the 18 EDMO¬†Monthly Fact-checking Briefs¬†published by the end of 2022. …

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