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.
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ACTORS

Non-profit association
Washington, United States

The Pro-Truth Pledge is a community of citizens who have pledge to contribute to the transition from the post-truth era, towards the pro-truth era.

University
Québec, Canada

McGill University's research center focuses on disinformation in the digital ecosystem, in an effort to defend democracy and promote social cohesion. It monitors social networks, participates in international research cooperation and in the development of public policies.

Government initiative
Charlevoix, Canada

Initiative introduced during the Canadian G7 of 2018 that aims to identify measures and practices that could contribute to fighting foreign disinformation (particularly concerning China and Russia). 

NGO
Union européenne, European Union, Belgium

The NGO fosters media inclusivity and reliability, particularly in the Middle Neast, Northern Africa, the Americas, the Balkans and Caucasia. 

Think Tank
Vienna, Austria

Presserat is the foremost union for journalists in Austria. It notably undertakes actions to guarantee the ethical criteria of journalistic information, namely with regards to information manipulation, via the Ehrenkodex für die österreichische Presse initiative.

Think Tank
Kiel, Germany

This think tank possesses an empirical research department concerned with understanding the mechanisms that shape attitudes, political preferences, etc., when interacting with social media, and therefore with information. 

Think Tank
Bonn, Germany

Foundation of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, working towards a sincere, better-informed, and thus more secure democracy.  

Think Tank
Berlin, Germany

The Bertelsmann Foundation participates in research and in the financing of projects related to education, culture, European themes and democracy. 

Think Tank
Berlin, Germany

Heinrich Böll Stitung is the foundation of the German Green Party, which contributes to the reflection on media and democracy in the digital age. 

Think Tank
Berlin, Germany

Presserat is the foremost union for journalists in Germany. It notably undertakes actions to guarantee the ethical criteria of journalistic information, namely with regards to information manipulation, via the PresseKodex initiative.

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