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Macron proposes new law against fake news
French President Emmanuel Macron will propose new rules cracking down on fake news during elections this year, he said in an annual speech to the press today.

“When fake news are spread, it...

Social media firms under scrutiny for 'Russian meddling’

Facebook, Twitter and Google lawyers defended themselves to US lawmakers probing whether Russia used social media to influence the 2016 election.

The three firms faced hard questions at a Senate panel on crime and terrorism about why they missed political ads bought...

Mogherini urged to do more on Russian propaganda

Eight member states have urged the EU's foreign service to significantly expand its work on countering Russian propaganda.

They said in a letter to EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini that "in the face of unabated third party disinformation campaigns … we see...

Russian journalists publish massive investigation into St. Petersburg troll factory's U.S. operations
A day after Dozhd television published an interview with a former member of Russia’s infamous Internet Research Agency, the magazine RBC released a new detailed report on the same organization’s efforts to meddle in U.S. domestic politics. Meduza summarizes RBC’s new report...
'Catch Me If You Can': Brazilian fake war photographer may be hiding in Australia
In this extraordinary case, a Brazilian man fooled media outlets around the world - as well as his nearly 130,000 Instagram followers, into believing he was a war photographer. It is now believed he may be hiding in Australia.
The Brazilian fake war photographer is not...
European Commission to set up expert group on fake news
On Tuesday 29 August, new EU Digital Commissioner Mariya Gabriel announced that she is planning to set up an expert group on fake news. The experts' findings can help create new legislative proposals concerning...

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The Independent Journalism Center (IJC) is continuing the series of video materials illustrating the experience of different people that chose to build a future here, a