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
Country

ACTORS

NGO
London, United Kingdom

Indexation project aiming to catalog the news media outlets of every country so as to classify them according to the degree of trust their readers should place in them.

Media
Paris, France

Conspiracy Watch is an offspring of the Observatoire du Conspirationnism (association under the French law of 1901), with the support of the Foundation for the Remembrance of the Holocaust.

Think Tank
Paris, France

The SFSIC provides a reflection and a platform for conversation on questions pertaining to the role of information, communication, and digital technology.  

Administration
Paris, France

UNESCO, in its International Programme for the Development of Communication, assists developing countries in establishing a pluralistic and qualitative media environment. L'UNESCO dans son Programme international pour le développement de la communication aide les pays en développement à accéder à un environnement médiatique pluraliste et qualitatif.

NGO
Washington, United States

The Open Society Foundation financially supports organizations in various domains (information, technology, journalism) that promote civil liberties, in an effort to cultivate more inclusive and more democratic societies.

NGO
Washington, United States

The NGO explores the different types of democratic responses to attempts by anti-liberal powers to manipulate and influence information.

Think Tank, University
New Haven, United States

The Information Society Project is a think-tank affiliated to Yale University, which describes itself as an "intellectual center". It consists of academics concerned with the complex relationships between law, technology, and civil society. It notably cooperates with the Abrams Institute on topics relating to freedom of expression and information.

Think Tank
Washington, United States

Think-tank dedicated to the promotion of Euro-Atlantic interests in Eastern Europe. The concept of the Russian "info[rmation] war" is of paramount importance to the think-tank, which launched the Stratcom/#Disinfonet project.

NGO
Washington, United States

The Democracy Fund invests in projects related to the consolidation of democracy, such as the reliability of news media. 

NGO
Washington, United States

The Hamilton 2.0 Dashboard is a project within the German Marshall Fund that seeks to monitor Russian propaganda on social networks, on websites sponsored by the Chinese or Russian governments, or in official declarations to the United Nations. The initiative aims to develop a symmetrical response to the actions undertaken by Sino-Rusians actors with regards to information.

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