Promote the need for sincere information for a democracy based on trust
The Descartes Foundation offers you a cartography of the main actors involved in researching on the quality of information, or in fighting against disinformation, in France and throughout the world.
Actor category


Government initiative
Paris, France

The project team of the Conseil Supérieur de l'Audiovisuel is a french task force, tied to the French Superior Council of the Audiovisual. This initiative aims to ensure compliance with the "anti-fox" law of 2018 through the development and supervision of a series of recommendations meant to accompany the implementation of concrete measures.

Multi-stakeholders Initiative, Initiative multi-acteurs
Paris, France

The Journalism Trust Initiative (JTI) is a french initiative, which strives to create a healthier media environment. It develops indicators of journalistic reliability and thus promotes compliance with professional norms and standards.

University, Université
Washington, United States

The Center for an Informed Public is a multidisciplinary research center at the University of Washington in Seattle that has a mission to “resist strategic misinformation, promote an informed society and strengthen democratic discourse.” The center’s work revolves around four pillars: research; education; engagement; and law and policy.

Think Tank
Pragua, Czech Republic

This think-tank is a member of the Open Information Partnership. It promotes the defense of democracy and European values, with a focus on the European world post-USSR and on Russian interference.

Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden's Information Security Department is responsible for the security and defense of information within civil society ("defense" in the broad sense of the term).

Multi-stakeholders Initiative
London, United Kingdom

The Ethical Journalism Network (EJN) is a coalition of more than 70 groups of journalists, editors, press owners and media support groups from across the globe.

London, Londres, United Kingdom

Founded by Google News Lab, First Draft supports journalistic projects and research and training programs designed to bolster trust and sincerity in the digital age. They notably offer a very intuitive page with helpful tools related to fact-checking.

Think Tank
Warsow, Poland

This Polish think-tank was created to develop and implement projects guaranteeing information security. The think-tank focuses on Russian efforts to generate informational disorder.

Think Tank
The Hague, Netherlands

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee (NHC) is a non-governmental organization that promotes human rights and strengthens the rule of law and democracy in all countries of Europe, and the Central Asian countries participating in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

Think Tank
Riga, Latvia

NATO think-tank that concerns itself with news media, information and communication.

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