Anatomy of Fake News: The Bulgarian Case

Anatomy of Fake News: The Bulgarian Case

As fake stories are flooding the Bulgarian internet, local journalists are responding by debunking lies and tracing the sources of misinformation. They are bracing up for a tough battle.

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Online Safety MOOC (starting 6/2/18)

Online Safety MOOC (starting 6/2/18)

Apart from providing teachers with tools to tackle fake news in the classroom and beyond, this course intends to offer teachers essential knowledge, tips and tools to handle a wide range of issues such as online abuse, cyberbullying, sextortion, establishing positive online relationships, the impact of technology on health and well-being and, above all, hate speech and radicalisation.

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New guide helps journalists, researchers investigate misinformation, memes and trolling

New guide helps journalists, researchers investigate misinformation, memes and trolling

Public Data Lab and First Draft collaborated to develop a free, open-access guide to help students, journalists and researchers investigate misleading and viral content, memes and trolling practices online.

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Bias, Bullshit and Lies: Audience Perspectives on Low Trust in the Media

Bias, Bullshit and Lies: Audience Perspectives on Low Trust in the Media

Even in a world where people increasingly get news from social media, the professional news media is still seen as largely to blame for low trust according to a new report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, which examines the underlying reasons for trust and distrust in the news media (and in social media) across nine countries.

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Infographic: What are the roles of the media?

Infographic: What are the roles of the media?

Have you ever stopped to give serious thought to a world without media, libraries and technology? Here are 5 reasons why media are important. #MILCLICKS #TrustinMediaSEE

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Infographic: Facts & Opinion in Reporting

Infographic: Facts & Opinion in Reporting

Facts and opinions in news reporting: Substantiated opinions provide evidence for the claims, while unsubstantiated opinions relate to assumptions, rumors and gossip. Learn more about how to distinguish opinions and facts in the infographic below! #MILCLICKS #TrustinMediaSEE

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Become a citizen media monitor

Please, click here to report suspected breaches of media ethics and other shortcomings of the media.

MIL News SEE

Fight-Back Starts Against Balkan ‘Fake News’ Machines
Macedonia: Citizens can protect the PSB only if they have the confidence in it – a comparative study
Media Development Center becomes the first Bulgarian partner of European Association for Viewers Interests (EAVI)

MIL News Global

Journalists and Schools Work Together to Teach Media Literacy
2017 – The Year of Fake News
Next steps against fake news: EC sets up High-Level Expert Group and launches public consultation

CIMU SEE News

Active engagement of all stakeholders is necessary for promotion of media literacy
Media and Information Literacy is no longer negotiable in our current context: UNESCO supports national consultations in Albania

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SOURCE: The New York Times

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SOURCE: European Journalism Observatory

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