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Edition n.5
March 2021

Co-Inform Plugin: Citizens engage and interact with the tool in evaluation study

During December 2020 and January 2021 we carried out a round of evaluations for the Co-Inform plugin which was developed to help citizens identify misinformation on Twitter. The evaluation study took place across four countries: Austria, Cyprus, Greece and Sweden.

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How We Built a Better Solution to the Misinformation Epidemic

Tackling misinformation is not something that can be achieved by a single organization, as evidenced by the struggles of major social networks. Here is how we built a better solution to the infodemic.

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CORDIS: EU Research Results In Brief

A transparent misinformation tracker for your web browser

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Overcoming closed borders: opening up fact-checking solutions - Interview with Giovanni Zagni (Director, Pagella Politica)

The pandemic has concentrated the efforts of fact-checking organisations around the world. Many are signatories of the International Fact-Checking Network, which initiated a CoronaVirusFacts Alliance. This project has produced a compilation of COVID-19 related fact checks and an overview of how the claims themselves spread across the globe, mirroring the epicentres of the virus infection itself.

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Co-Inform showcased at the Nordic network Conference on Online disinformation

On the 11 of February the Co-Inform project presented its methods for designing its tools, the plugin and the dashboard at the conference “Online disinformation: an integrated view – #3 An integrated perspective”.

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Our Latest Scientific Papers

Combating misinformation online: re-imagining social media for policy-making

Authors:  Eleni A. Kyza, Christiana Varda, Dionysis Panos, Melina Karageorgiou, Nadejda Komendantova, Serena Coppolino Perfumi, Syed Iftikhar Husain Shah, Akram Sadat Hosseini.
In:  Internet Policy review. Volume 9, Issue 4

A systematic literature review on disinformation: toward a unified taxonomical framework
Authors: Eleni Kapantai, Androniki Christopoulou, Christos Berberidis and Vassilios Peristeras.

In: New Media & Society – SAGE Journal

   Authors: R. Denaux, J. M. Gomez-Perez.
In: International Semantic Web Conference

A value-driven approach to addressing misinformation in social media 

Authors: Nadejda Komendantova, Love Ekenberg, Mattias Svahn, Aron Larsson, Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah, Myrsini Glinos, Vasilis Koulolias & Mats Danielson.

In: Humanities and Social Sciences Communications.

Web Futures: Inclusive, intelligent, Sustainable - The 2020 Manifesto of Science 

Authors: Bettina Berendt, Fabien Gandon, Susan Halford, Wendy Hall, Jim Hendler, Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda, Eirini Ntoutsi, and Steffen Staab.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 770302

Co-Inform Newsletter is published by the Co-Inform consortium. The views expressed are purely those of the authors and may not, under any circumstance, be regarded as stating an official position of the whole consortium or European Commission. Neither Co-Inform consortium nor any person acting on its behalf is responsible for the use that may be made of the information in this publication.

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