This Week, The EU has stepped up their fight against the spread of disinformation. As they begin to delve into new ways to curve the spread of false narratives, Social media platforms and women’s groups begin to join in the fight with new protocols and tighter rules. Think they’ll work?
As always, we hope these articles inspire and inform – and please, share your thoughts and ideas with us on Twitter @DisinfoIndex. We’d love to hear from you!
First baseline reports – Fighting COVID-19 disinformation Monitoring Programme (European Commission, Sept 10, 2020)
EU lawmakers say it’s time to go further on tackling disinformation (Tech Crunch, Sept 10 2020)
Ad Mergers Won’t Save Journalism. Strict Merger Rules Would (Wired, Sept 10, 2020)
Twitter is tightening its rules against voting misinformation (Vox, Sept 10 2020)
Women’s groups fight disinformation campaigns against Harris (Axios, Sept 10 2020)
How China Ramped Up Disinformation Efforts During the Pandemic (Council on Foreign Relations, Sept 10 2020)
Disinformation, mail-in ballots top election security concerns (Tech Target, Sept 10 2020)
Securing Cyberspace: On Disinformation (Carnegie Endowment For International Peace, Sept 9 2020)
Combatting COVID-19 misinformation with machine learning (Venture Beat, Sept 9 2020)
Disinformation On Facebook Could Affect The Way You Vote (NPR, Sept 6 2020)