Browse Training, Advocacy and Codes of Practice Resources

 

Complete Guide/Countering Disinformation

While disinformation has long been a challenge to democracy, the digital age necessitates a renewed commitment and fresh urgency to match the scale, speed, and pervasiveness of online information threats. Meaningful access to a healthy information environment is integral to the functioning of free, rights-respecting societies; as such, countering disinformation and promoting information integrity are necessary priorities for ensuring democracy can thrive globally in the next century and beyond.

 

Disinformation Archives - Open Policy Advocacy: Mozilla’s official Blog on Open Internet Policy Initiatives and Developments

Mozilla believes that greater transparency into the online advertising ecosystem can empower individuals, safeguard advertisers’ interests, and address systemic harms. Lawmakers around the world are stepping up to help realize that vision.

 

Code of Practice on Disinformation

Online platforms, leading social networks, advertisers and advertising industry agreed on a Code of Practice to address the spread of disinformation.

 

Meet the researchers and activists fighting misinformation

The Election Integrity Partnership and Disinfo Defense League are taking vastly different approaches to protect people from falsehoods that could compromise their vote.

 

Guidelines for Preventing the Spread of Misinformation and Disinformation

The spread of misinformation has become a significant threat to our country. News professionals and newsroom managers must be part of the solution. Journalists are the front-line protection against misleading information on all platforms. We recommend the following guidelines.

 

Network Contagion Research Institute: Training Program in Cyber Social Network Threat Detection and Strategy

NC Labs partners with major universities to create the nation’s foremost training/internship program for the paradigm of cyber-social threat identification and forecasting.

 

European Commission: Q&A: Guidance to strengthen the Code of Practice on Disinformation

The Code of Practice sets out principles and commitments for online platforms and the advertising sector to counter the spread of disinformation online in the EU, which its signatories agreed to implement. It is the world’s first self-regulatory instrument to fight disinformation. The 2020 assessment of the Code showed that it is a good example of structured cooperation with online platforms to ensure greater transparency and accountability. It also identified shortcomings, including inconsistent and incomplete application across platforms and EU countries, gaps in the coverage of the Code’s commitments which the Guidance to Strengthen the Code of Practice on Disinformation seeks to address.