Promote the need for sincere information for a democracy based on trust
The Fondation Descartes' experts select and comment on key publications on disinformation, trust in the media and the Foundation's other research topics. This data base is available online to members of the Foundation and in the Foundation's documentation centre.
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This report proposes a series of recommendations based on the strengths identified in each of these countries.

This report documents the Covid-19-related media and misinformation themes that generated the most online reaction.

The report examines the impact of Covid-19 on news consumption and the circulation of false information.

Coda Story examines the network of information sources spreading "skeptical" talk about Covid-19 in Spain on Telegram messaging.

An investigation by the AP and the Oxford Internet Institute examines the propaganda spread by the Chinese Communist Party on Twitter.

A study shows how the documentary Hold-Up remained available on YouTube despite containing false and misleading information.

This study provides recommendations to journalists to help them report more accurately on scientific work.

This Reuters report discusses a study conducted in eight countries on misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines in 8 countries.

This report presents a critical view of the Digital Services Act, a directive by the European Union to regulate digital platforms.

The Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the European Union has published two studies that call for the redefinition of the status of “hosting” services and of their content moderation responsibilities.

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