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Disinformation campaigns by states, economic opportunists, and the misinformed themselves threaten to erode the common understandings, shared identities, and empirical bedrock that underlies our collective decisionmaking. While disinformation campaigns have used mass media to spread for many years, social media platforms have proven an exceptionally hospitable environment for the proliferation of falsehoods. Those looking to limit disinformation’s effect on society and bolster truth in media have likewise turned to technology to help keep up with the volume and precision of constantly evolving disinformation campaigns.

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Claim Buster

Claim Buster

Arlington, Texas

"Claim Buster allows for fact checking of individual personal claims or claims by public officials. Users can insert their own claims or links to claims said publically to find out their factuality." - Countering Disinfo


NewsQ seeks to elevate quality journalism when algorithms rank and recommend news articles online. We approach this problem by engaging in design thinking activities in collaboration with technology, journalism, academia and other communities.

Polétika República Dominicana

Polétika República Dominicana

C. Josefa Perdomo 160 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Polétika República Dominicana is a group of civil society organizations and movements that work in different areas, including: health, housing and habitat, taxation, citizen security, transparency, childhood and adolescence, gender, and municipality.

Republic of Georgia's “Ethical Principles of Candidates of 28 October 2018 Presidential Elections”

The purpose of the “Ethical Principles of Candidates of 28 October 2018 Presidential Elections” was to establish guidelines for presidential candidates during their election campaigns.

What’s Crap on WhatsApp?

Podcast dedicated to unpacking the disinfo spreading on Whatsapp


"Blackbird.AI views the spread of disinformation as one of the world’s largest threats to national security, business, and the public as a whole." -

Project Look Sharp Media Curriculum

Project Look Sharp is a nonprofit, mission-driven outreach program of Ithaca College.

Fake Watch Africa

The FakeWatch team monitor instances of possible fake news in the 2019 Malawi tripartite election campaign.

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