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Disinformation affecting the EU: tackled but not tamed - Reports

The report follows an audit aimed at ascertaining whether the EU Action Plan against disinformation is relevant and delivering the expected results and concludes that it is relevant but incomplete

Mapping Fake News and Disinformation in the Western Balkans and Identifying Ways to Effectively Counter Them - Reports

A study requested by the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs, concluding that the European Union should focus on the role that it can play in bolstering the quality of democracy and governance in the Western Balkans, as the most powerful potential bulwark against disinformation

Briefing: Media Freedom Violations in the EU under COVID-19 - Reports

An overview of media freedom violations registered in several EU Member States and Candidate Countries since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the continent in late February 2020

Types, sources, and claims of COVID-19 misinformation - Reports

A factsheet on coronavirus misinformation

Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2020 - Reports

Publishers will struggle to re-establish trust in journalism, while a backdrop of economic and political uncertainty will challenge the sustainability of many news organisations. The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism identifies the most important media trends for 2020

Freedom on the Net 2019 - The crisis of social media - Reports

Freedom on the Net is an annual study of Internet freedom in 65 countries around the world, covering 87% of the world’s Internet users. It tracks improvement and decline in Internet freedom conditions each year.

Data Voids. Where Missing Data Can Easily Be Exploited - Reports

The assumption that for any given query there is some relevant content is not true. When there is little content available, the most relevant content is low-quality or problematic, or both. The paper shows how manipulators expose users to problematic content by exploiting search engine results

The Global Disinformation Order: 2019 Global Inventory of Organised Social Media Manipulation - Reports

The report highlights the findings from the three-year project on monitoring organised social media manipulation campaigns around the globe. One of the key discoveries is the increase by 150% in social media manipulation campaigns over the last two years

How Young People Consume News and The Implications For Mainstream Media - Reports

This research commissioned by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is based on two key questions: how do young people consume news? How can news publishers attract young readers, listeners, and viewers?

Tackling Disinformation Face to Face: Our Journalists’ Findings From the Classroom - Reports

Presenting findings in Austria, Belgium, and Germany, this study aims at understanding how schoolchildren consume media and how news and media literacy is and can be taught in classrooms in Europe