Promote the need for sincere information for a democracy based on trust

Tag: Political Communication

In January 2018, the European Commission set up a highlevel group of experts («the HLEG») to advise on policy initiatives to counter fake news and disinformation spread online.

The media are increasingly displaying fact-checking work, particularly in the political field, through fact-checking formats and headings.

La multiplication des faits alternatifs, l'hystérisation des débats, l'emprise croissante des dispositifs numériques et le culte de la disruption fragilisent la prise de parole et la capacité d'action des décideurs.

Behind the unbridled appearances of the populist carnival, lies the hard work of dozens of spin doctors, ideologists and, increasingly, scientists and Big Data experts who are reinventing the rules of the political game.

Among the long list of electoral interference attempts in recent years, one case is especially important to study: the 2017 French presidential election, because it failed. It failed in the […]

An increasingly popular tactic challenges conventional wisdom on the spread of electoral disinformation: the creation of partisan outlets masquerading as local news organizations. An investigation by the Tow Center for […]

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