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"We need a vaccine against misinformation"

Dr. Mike Ryan, head of WHO's health emergencies program.

The coronavirus outbreak has sparked what the World Health Organization is calling an "infodemic". The Be Media Smart campaign was developed by members of Media Literacy Ireland to help people tell the difference between reliable and accurate information and deliberately false or misleading information.

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Sep 26 2019

Be Media Smart

Now, more than ever, it is critical that people use accurate and reliable information when making informed decisions – whether those decisions relate to health, politics, economics or any other aspect of their lives.

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24 Jun 2021

Call for experts in news media & cross-border journalism

Call for experts in news media & cross-border journalism

The European Commission is looking for all kinds of experts, from academics to practitioners, from experts in the news media business to journalists, and from all corners of Europe.

Interested experts should show their interest by registering in the general EU expert database: https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/work-as-an-expert. Registration remains open, but to be eligible for the first panel on Journalism Partnerships, experts need to register by 30 June.

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Published: 2020


Vraga EK, Bode L and Tully M


Communication Research


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July 1 2021


The DSA and the fight against disinformation

This is the fourth and last of the Digital Services Act Package webinars from the European Audiovisual Observatory

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