Co-Inform Submits Evidence to the UK House of Lords Select Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies
The UK House of Lords Select Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies issued a Call for Evidence to collect the views of experts on a range of relevant areas. One of the key areas considered by the Committee is misinformation.
Citizens, journalists, and policymakers gathered once again in Botkyrka (Sweden), Vienna, and Athens to allow the project to move one step forward and collect their feedback on some existing fact-checking tools.
Scytl’s Public Policy Researcher, Adrià Rodríguez-Pérez, has contributed to a workshop discussion on cybercrime, “fake news,” and election interference at the 2019 Octopus Conference.
Co-Inform showcased at the World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg and at the Paris Peace Forum in early November
Eleni Kyza and Christiana Varda from the Cyprus University of Technology presented Co-Inform at the AoIR 2019 conference in Brisbane, Australia.
On October 4th and 5th, the Conference for Truth and Trust Online had its first edition at the BMA House in London, “to share, discuss, and collaborate on useful technical innovations and research in the space”.
Austria has been a “country of immigration” for decades, given that the annual balance of immigration and emigration regularly shows that the net migration rate is positive.
Fact-checking can be done by anyone. We at FactCheckNI train groups to ensure that individuals can determine the accuracy of their news. There are simple questions and steps we can all take when considering information online
Misinformation generates misperceptions which affect policies in many domains, including the environment, economy, health, and foreign policy. Between 2016 and 2018, over 200,000 refugees and migrants arrived in Greece.
The Horizon 2020 European project Co-Inform, in collaboration with the Cyprus University of Technology, the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute of the Ministry of Education and Culture, and the US Embassy in Cyprus, organized a two-day conference entitled “Combating Misinformation Through Media Literacy” on June 7 and 8, 2019.
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Co-inform project is co-funded by Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)
H2020-SC6-CO-CREATION-2016-2017 (CO-CREATION FOR GROWTH AND INCLUSION)
Type of action: RIA (Research and Innovation action)
Proposal number: 770302