The Nordic Council of Ministers urges for finding ways to meet the challenge of "fake news" and launched a booklet to create a debate on how to counter fakes and build trust in words and facts.
How do we build trust in journalism and news media? Must we sacrifice human rights and pluralism in return for free digital services? How do we stem the flow of hate speech, propaganda and malicious lies without endangering free speech? How do we pay for the journalism that democracy needs to survive?
This handbook aims to provide practical guidelines, tips and best practice for social media news video production, based on the experience the Al Jazeera Media Network has been building over the last few years.
Big decisions about people’s lives are increasingly made by software systems and algorithms. This primer explores issues of algorithmic accountability, or the process of assigning responsibility for harm when algorithmic decision-making results in discriminatory and inequitable outcomes.
Featuring Fred Fact, the cartoon walks readers through seven simple ways they can use their smartphones to check information and become a more discerning media consumer.
Are you looking for a basic online primer on fact-checking and verification? Hands-On Fact-Checking: A Short Course was created by the International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute and the American Press Institute, and funded by the Google News Initiative.
Beyond The Headlines is EAVI’s online news verification game. It was developed with the help of EAVI’s individual members and has been tested at the Beyond Fake News workshop at ECAS with a great response.
The 2018 Media Literacy index of the Open Society Institute in Sofia says Balkan countries are the most susceptible in Europe to ‘fake’ news – owing to their highly controlled media, low educational levels and low levels of trust in society.
The guide consists of three distinct sections, addressing respectively:
1. Journalists and online bloggers when they cover M&R stories; 2. Migrants and Refugees; 3. Organisations working with migrants and refugees.