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

Tag: Fake news

In a significant legislative context, with the recent law on “fake news” and the forthcoming law on audiovisual reform, the aim of this draft opinion is to question the strategies […]

This article is a literature review on good practices for correcting misinformation.

On December 10, 2016, about a month after his election, Donald Trump used the term 'fake news' for the first time in one of his famous tweets. A few months […]

This article presents the theory of the protection of cultural identity and its impact on the emergence of fake news.

Since 2016, interactions with fake news have been going down on Facebook, whereas they have been going up on Twitter. Overall, Facebook still remains a key network for the diffusion of misinformation, much more so than Twitter.

This article, published in 2017, is now one of the most cited references in scientific literature on fake news. It was one of the first to investigate this phenomenon. We here at Fondation Descartes have created a detailed summary for you. Readers in a hurry can go straight to the conclusion.

The authors shed light on the connection between analytical thinking and resistance to fake news.

Two studies based on inoculation theory provide positive results on the use of games to combat misinformation.

The media treatment of the 1986 disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant combined all the modalities of fake news and disinformation.

French weekly Le Point interviews Sebastian Dieguez on the effects of false information that have accompanied the coronavirus outbreak.

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