Radar is a project which uses a combination of algorithms and manual research to find posts related to three themes over a wide variety of social media platforms in Brazil. This allows Aos Fatos to map out the flow of disinformation and make predictions.
Digital Enquirer Kit
The Digital Enquirer Kit is centered around misinformation, fact-based research and digital security.
Disinfo Defense League Policy Platform
The Disinfo Defense League Policy Platform is a series of legislative, executive, and international recommendations addressing disinformation. The recommendations were developed by a diverse group of organizations focused on combatting racialized disinformation in response to the failure of tech companies and the media to take the steps necessary to protect the information space. The list of policy recommendations has been backed by a number of nonprofits.
Permanent International Media Monitoring Mission on Disinformation about Ukraine and the Ukrainian diaspora
NGO "Ukraine-2050" is a working to counter disinformation through a media monitoring program. The Permanent International Media Monitoring Mission on Disinformation about Ukraine and the Ukrainian diaspora began 4 June 2021. It currently boasts 166 members from 56 countries, who voluntarily monitor media in 42 languages to reduce the power of information campaigns, counter Russian aggression, and support Ukrainian democracy.
African Fact-Checking Alliance (AFCA)
The African Fact-Checking Alliance (AFCA) is a network of media and civil society organizations that work to counter misinformation. The network supports fact-checking missions to debunk dangerous content, including conspiracy theories and misinformation.
African Academy for Open Source Investigations (AAOSI)
The African Academy for Open Source Investigations (AAOSI) is an initiative supporting media and NGOs in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal to identify and address problematic behaviour in the information space. The initiative will supply training and mentorship, as well as resources and support from the ICFJ's other teams and partners.
CivicSignal is Code for Africa's AI/machine learning initiative, using large-scale media monitoring to map the content/creator landscape and underlying business models for disinformation profiteers. Additionally, CivicSignal uses AI-driven language processing tools to analyze the underlying narratives that shape public discourse and perceptions and make the public vulnerable to disinformation and extremism.
ANCIR Investigative Lab (iLab)
The ANCIR iLab uses forensic data science techniques to expose the networks that disseminate and amplify misinformation, disinformation, and toxic content (such as hate speech or extremism) with a special focus on coordinated inauthentic behaviour and other influence/information operations.
Kenya Election 2022
Leading up to and following the Kenyan election on August 9 2022, the Sentinel Project is expanding its previous work in the area, from Una Hakika to 15 of Kenya's highest risk counties. The project is monitoring, verifying, and countering the spread of harmful rumors and misinformation, and setting up an early warning system for violence.
Annir is a non-partisan digital initiative specialized in raising awareness about Media & Information Literacy and Digital Safety. Annir works on creating safer digital spaces for Libyan internet users through promoting the culture of verification, critical analysis of content on the network and encouraging responsible information sharing. Annir also conducts factchecking and reports local harmful content to social media platforms.