Fixing misinformation for the sake of democracy

Fixing misinformation for the sake of democracy

Blog Fixing misinformation for the sake of democracy Author: Francesca Zuccotti, Digital Marketing & Communications Manager at Scytl 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...
The language of ‘fake news’. How and why does it work?

The language of ‘fake news’. How and why does it work?

Blog The language of ‘fake news’. How and why does it work? Authors: Ronald Denaux, Senior Researcher and José Manuel Gómez Pérez, R&D Director at Expert System Iberia Language is a flexible and dynamic tool for communication. It provides us with a better...
Why do people trust emotions more than facts?

Why do people trust emotions more than facts?

Blog Why do people trust emotions more than facts? Misinformation and Politics in the Post-Truth era. Author: Dr. Oul Han, Postdoc Researcher at University of Koblenz and Landau Misinformation, disinformation, and post-truth facts (varyingly called “lies”, “fake...
Co-Inform team gathers in Stockholm.

Co-Inform team gathers in Stockholm.

Blog Co-Inform team gathers in Stockholm Author: Francesca Zuccotti, Digital Marketing & Communications Manager at Scytl On December 4th and 5th 2018, Co-Inform multidisciplinary Consortium gathered in Stockholm to track the progress of the project and to define a...
What is fact-checking and why is it important?

What is fact-checking and why is it important?

Blog What is fact-checking and why is it important? Authors:  Allan LEONARD, Alan MEBAN, and Orna YOUNG – FactCheckNI The Oxford Dictionary describes fact-checking as a process seeking to “investigate (an issue) in order to verify the facts”. However, while...