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SMART eDEMOCRACY AGAINST FAKE NEWS

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The spread of online disinformation is a threat that can deeply affect our society by hampering the ability of citizens to make informed choices, disrupting electoral processes and breaking the integrity of our democratic institutions. Its complexity represents a challenge that needs to be tackled on multiple fronts and through a more holistic approach. On this background, on November 12th ECAS is holding the Online Disinformation: Finding the silver bullet in the digital...
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By Hannes Heine | Der Tagesspiegel | translated by Daniel Eck When NATO’s Centre for Strategic Communication in Riga discovered how easy it was to dupe its soldiers online, it has started looking for ways of countering false information, which comes, in large part, from Russia. EURACTIV’s media partner der Tagesspiegel reports. The Latvian forest, not far from the Russian border. Thousands of soldiers from different NATO member states are training there to ensure continued military...
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European Commission - Press release Today the Commission and the High Representative report on the progress achieved in the fight against disinformation and the main lessons drawn from the European elections, as a contribution to the discussions by EU leaders next week. Protecting our democratic processes and institutions from disinformation is a major challenge for societies across the globe. To tackle this, the EU has demonstrated leadership and put in...
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Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš, during his speech at “The Riga StratCom Dialogue 2019”, stressed the need to introduce the European level regulation for social media platforms “Social media platforms are used throughout the world in the ways in which they are not intended by their founders. On the one hand, you can find groups of people who think like you and maybe share your hobbies, while on the other hand,...
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As a part of the European Media Literacy Week a conversation on media literacy took place on 21th March in Trubar literature house in Ljubljana. The event was organized by the Slovene Association of Journalists and Časoris – Slovenia’s newspaper for kids. Participants from media, government, education, and non-governmental organizations addressed the importance of media literacy in society in which fake news and other forms of disinformation influence election results...
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