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"We need a vaccine against misinformation"

Dr. Mike Ryan, head of WHO's health emergencies program.

The coronavirus outbreak has sparked what the World Health Organization is calling an "infodemic". The Be Media Smart campaign was developed by members of Media Literacy Ireland to help people tell the difference between reliable and accurate information and deliberately false or misleading information.

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Sep 26 2019

Be Media Smart

Now, more than ever, it is critical that people use accurate and reliable information when making informed decisions – whether those decisions relate to health, politics, economics or any other aspect of their lives.

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16 Sep 2021


New report recommends development of robust procedures for reporting and monitoring online disinformation

New report recommends development of robust procedures for reporting and monitoring online disinformation

A new research report assessing the implementation of the EU Code of Practice on Disinformation to in relation to COVID-19 was published on Thursday 16th September. It was commissioned by the BAI and prepared by the Institute for Future Media, Democracy and Society (FuJo).

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