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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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The Reuters Institute and the University of Oxford have published a survey of public opinion regarding media coverage of politics.

On August 31, 2020, Facebook removed a network of Facebook and Instagram pages and accounts linked to the American strategic communications firm CLS Strategies for having engaged in coordinated “inauthentic” behavior.

Although this Code has been, according to the report, a “valuable instrument” in the fight against disinformation, the document mostly highlights its limitations and shortcomings, “mainly due to the Code’s self-regulatory nature.”

Facebook has published its annual “transparency” report. The first chapter is dedicated to the platform’s community guidelines,

This project aims to identify YouTube videos discussing the topic of election fraud as it pertains to the most recent U.S. presidential elections.

The Center for Countering Digital Hate has published a report concerning the presence of neo-Nazi advertisements on the social network Facebook.

The Forum on Information and Democracy's report offers recommendations on how to respond to the information chaos present online.

The propagation of the COVID-19 virus has been accompanied by a wave of disinformation that has undermined policy responses and amplified distrust and concerns among citizens.

False information regarding COVID-19 is spreading through Black online spaces writes Brandi Collins-Dexter.

Presented here are four major theories behind the functioning of the world's presses: (1) the Authoritarian theory, which developed in the late Renaissance and was based on the idea that […]

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