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.
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.
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”.
Authors: Bettina Berendt, Fabien Gandon, Susan Halford, Wendy Hall, Jim Hendler, Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda, Eirini Ntoutsi, and Steffen Staab.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 770302
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