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Five fact-checking tips from disinformation experts

For International Fact Checking Day (April 2), we met with the European Digital Media Observatory, which is an EU-wide platform for combatting disinformation while protecting the core value of freedom of expression.

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Social networks pledge to fight fake news in Brazil vote

Eight leading social networks signed an agreement Tuesday to fight disinformation during Brazil's October presidential elections, though far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's new favorite, Telegram, was notably absent.

EU wants more from Big Tech against disinformation

The EU on Wednesday tasked tech giants such as Facebook, YouTube and TikTok to do more against disinformation and provide much better access to their algorithms as well as beef up fact-checking.

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Hired guns of disinformation proliferate online, report finds

A variety of online tools and companies offering disinformation campaigns as a service are flourishing online, making it easier for state-sponsored and other hackers to mount such campaigns with little effort, the technology ...

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Media calls on EU to crack down on online disinformation

Broadcasters, publishers and journalists called on the European Commission on Monday to implement "much stronger measures" to combat disinformation on internet platforms such as Google and Facebook.

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