Misinformation about Migration in Greece

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.

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Combating Misinformation through Media Literacy Conference

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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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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Why do people trust emotions more than facts?

Monitoring the dissemination of facts, and the creation of facts by each other in society is without a doubt crucial for the prevention of misinformation. However, we must also understand the human role in wanting to believe and spread misinformation: it is only natural to seek the affirmation of beliefs.

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Co-Inform team gathers in Stockholm.

On December 4th and 5th 2018, Co-Inform multidisciplinary Consortium gathered in Stockholm to track the progress of the project and to define a common methodology for the workshops taking place in early 2019.

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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

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