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Fact checking online is more important than ever - HTML5 video

This short video by Swedish fact checker Viralgranskaren and The Internet Foundation In Sweden (IFS) shows the effects that spreading false news online can have. Being critical online and doing fact-checking is crucial

Reconstruction of the socio-semantic dynamics of political activist Twitter networks - Academic Sources

A case study of the French political landscape on Twitter during the 2017 presidential election, and how different political communities share fake news and debunks

First Report of the Interdepartmental Group on the Security of Ireland's Electoral Process and Disinformation - Reports

A report by the Irish Government about the security of elections and referendum in relation with disinformation

Developing a disinformation detection system and sourcing it live – The case study of the 2018 Italian elections - Reports

EU DisinfoLab developed a system for monitoring disinformation based on an identified ecosystem rather than on a series of keywords. They tested it on the 2018 Italian general elections

Synopsis report of the public consultation on fake news and online disinformation - Reports

This synopsis report presents the major points emerged from the public consultation on fake news and online disinformation held by the European Commission

Is the EU Disinformation Review Compliant with EU Law? - Academic Sources

A complaint to the European Ombudsman about EU vs Disinfo

Dead Reckoning - Reports

A white paper by Data & Society discusses definitions of “fake news” and intervention strategies 

Lies, Damn Lies and Viral Content - Reports

How do news sites handle online rumors, unverified news, and viral content? Craig Silverman discusses what we know, what journalists are doing, and what they should do