The importance of local context in taking on misinformation: Lessons from AfricaCheck
Understanding the culture, conditions, and history of a community or place is vital to reporting on — and challenging — misinformation. A recent First Draft webinar tapped into the experiences of AfricaCheck to understand the role local context plays in misinformation.
Brazilian newsrooms join forces once again under Comprova banner to tackle disinformation
The Comprova project in Brazil came together again to scrutinise disinformation campaigns around policies of the federal government led by Jair Bolsonaro.
Telling fact from fiction inside Kashmir’s internet blackout
Three weeks since India shut off electronic communications in the Himalayan border region, has the blackout been effective in closing down misinformation? Or made it worse?
Fact checkers in Finland investigate structure of disinformation
A conversation with Petra Piitulainen-Ramsay, editor of the Finnish fact-checking service Faktabaari.
CrossCheck Nigeria launches to fight information disorder
16 newsrooms will work together to discover and investigate misleading and fabricated information around the February election
Journalism Project Comprova Begins to Publish in Brazil
First journalism collaborative dedicated to tackling misinformation to use the WhatsApp Business API for managing communications with audiences
Information Disorder: The Definitional Toolbox
Definitions matter. These tools will give you the words you need to talk about information disorder.
24 Brazilian newsrooms unite to investigate election misinformation
Comprova is a collaborative verification project that will help voters understand the information they see online during the Brazilian general election
Six Key Points from the EU High Level Group’s New Report on Disinformation
A response to the new report from the EU Commission's High Level Expert Group on Fake News, “A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Disinformation”