Promote the need for sincere information for a democracy based on trust
Fact checkers, web extensions, journalistic standards... The Fondation Descartes offers you a map of initiatives in France and around the world involved in asserting the quality of information or in fighting against disinformation.
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INITIATIVES

Media literacy website
International

A media literacy game meant to educate individuals about political disinformation. This project is led by Roozenbeek and Van Der Linden, two researchers from Harvard’s psychology department who have created other similar games alongside the company DROG.

Fact-checker
Etats-Unis

NewsGuard debunks the top myths regarding the COVID-19 vaccine.

Multi-stakeholders Initiative
France

A team of specialists (doctors, biologists, researchers …) publishes a video regarding the virus every day at 6 p.m. to help coordinate the views of the scientific community.

Site d'éducation aux médias
France

Digimind has created a free guide to help detect fake news and to better fight against disinformation.

Information website
United States

The Carnegie Endowment for International peace publishes a list of the initiatives currently aiming to counter influence operations (Mapping Worldwide Initiatives to Counter Influence Operations).

Information website
United States

Founded in 2020, this organization, which describes itself as a “nonprofit newsroom,” combines investigative journalism with data analysis to lead investigations into major digital firms.

Information website
United States

An open-source platform that provides an overview of the main tools available to fight against disinformation and propaganda.

Media literacy website
Sweden

Researchers at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, have developed a tool called The News Evaluator, which trains its users to evaluate news, images and videos circulating on social networks.

Podcast
France

France Info has launched a new series of podcasts, Complorama, which deciphers conspiracy theories and movements related to current events.

Réseau d'acteurs
Etats-Unis

Adobe, Arm, BBC, Intel, Microsoft and Truepic have partnered to form the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA), a Joint Development Foundation project established to counteract disinformation, misinformation and […]

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