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10 Tips for Dealing with Misinformation on Foreigner Crime

This article is an abridged version of an analysis of Demagog, available here in Polish. Organizations that contributed to this analysis: Correctiv, Maldita, PagellaPolitica/Facta.

Disinformation in Russian language spreading through the EU

An analysis of the EDMO fact-checking network. Organizations that contributed to this analysis: PagellaPolitica/Facta, Delfi, Eesti Päevaleht, Proveri-AFP, Re:Baltica

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EUI

The European University Institute (EUI) is a distinctly international postgraduate teaching and research institute in the social sciences. The EUI relies on the expertise of its School of Transnational Governance and Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom for the coordination of EDMO.

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Aarhus University

Aarhus University, an expert in big data collection and applied machine learning on social media data. Member of the High Level Expert Group on Fake News and Disinformation. Aarhus will contribute to the mapping of academic research capabilities on disinformation in Europe.

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ATC

Athens Technology Center, a tech expert on fighting disinformation. ATC coordinates the SOMA project, operating the European observatory against disinformation. ATC will set-up and operate a secure online platform supporting the detection and analysis of disinformation campaigns.

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Pagella Politica

Pagella Politica, an experienced fact-checker dedicated to verifying claims made by politicians and public figures, using publicly available or specifically requested data, facts and figures. Pagella Politica will contribute to the mapping of fact-checking activities in Europe.

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EDMO and the national or multinational hubs form a network aimed at countering disinformation and analysing its impact on society and democracy both at national and European level.

Through the Connecting Europe Facility, the European Commission allocated more than 11 million euros to finance the first eight hubs which were officially announced in May 2021.

Since then, the hubs are building a multidisciplinary community of academic researchers, fact-checkers, media practitioners, and other relevant stakeholders. This community engages in detecting and exposing disinformation campaigns including by developing tools and methods to counter online disinformation, organises media literacy activities, and analyses digital media ecosystems across 15 countries in the EU and the EEA. The hubs are independent from any national or EU public authority.