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How You Can Help Combat Misinformation

1. Think

Always ask yourself:

“Is this information correct?”

2. Check

Always check the source.

Was the story reported by multiple sources?

3. Share

Is the information accurate?

Go ahead and share it!

Combating misinformation: the importance of human judgement

Limiting or even stopping misinformation from spreading is a concern that is currently challenging social media platforms, media players and citizens in general. Distinguishing facts from fiction, though, is not always a deterministic task.

Misinformation and elections: what is at stake?

One month ahead of the elections to the European Parliament: are the EU and its member States able to ensure an informed pre-election campaign and ready to prevent the challenges of misinformation and propaganda on social media?

Fixing misinformation for the sake of democracy

You are what you eat, as they say.  Just as too much junk food can lead to obesity, an overload of junk information can lead to a lack of trust in democratic institutions. So how do we ensure that the information we consume on the Internet every day is accurate and from reliable sources?

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Co-Inform Copyright 2018

Co-inform project is co-funded by Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)
Type of action: RIA (Research and Innovation action)
Proposal number: 770302