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CORRECTIV and GADMO organize first fact-checking conference in Bonn

September 21, 2023 Exchange, cooperation and networking against disinformation: Under this premise, CORRECTIV and GADMO organized their first fact-checking conference on Friday, September 15, as part of the new b° future festival in Bonn. Around 40 participants accepted the invitation to the University of Bonn to discuss important topics related to disinformation, artificial intelligence, regulation […]

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GADMO nominated for eAward 2023 in the category “Machine Learning and AI”

September 18, 2023 The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology and the APA – Austria Presse Agency have been nominated with GADMO for the eAward 2023 in the category “Machine Learning and AI”. The research team of the Center for Digital Safety & Security of the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology and the fact checkers of

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More than half of German Internet users are confronted with political disinformation at least occasionally

August 21, 2023 More than one in two people in Germany encounter politically motivated disinformation on the Internet at least occasionally (54%), and 85% say it has the potential to endanger democracy. These are the findings of a recent survey by the the forsa Institute for Social Research and Statistical Analysis commissioned by the Media

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Facebook silent as pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign rages on

July 17, 2023 by Max Bernhard Despite Facebook’s supposed takedown last year, a pro-Russian disinformation campaign continues to be active on the social-media platform. It is promoting spoofed news and government websites, as well as content by politicians of Germany’s far-right AfD party. South Park-style Propaganda: That is how one could describe the cartoon series

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Politicians of Germany’s far-right AfD are benefitting from a pro-Russian propaganda campaign. Here is how.

July 17, 2023 by Max Bernhard A network of fake accounts on Facebook is agitating against Ukraine and has been sharing fake pro-Russian articles and websites for months. Politicians of the far-right party Alternative für Deutschland seem to also benefit: the network ran ads to promote content by the party’s politicians. This pro-Russian disinformation campaign

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Fact-checking conference and workshop on September 15 & 16 in Bonn

May 31, 2023 Exchange, cooperation and networking against disinformation: Under this motto, GADMO partner CORRECTIV will be organizing a fact-checking conference on Friday, September 15, as part of the new b° future festival. The event in Bonn invites fact checkers, media professionals, researchers and experts mainly from Germany, Austria and Switzerland to discuss together important

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EDMO establishes Task Force on 2024 European Parliament Elections

May 30, 2023 The European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO) has established a Task Force on the 2024 European Parliament Elections. The main purpose of this initiative is to monitor the EU information ecosystem ahead of the elections, as well as monitoring, collecting and facilitating communications in research, MIL and fact-checking initiatives. Also building on the

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