Elections

Coalizão para Checagem – Eleições 2020 (Fact-Checking Coalition – 2020 Elections)

TSE coordinated a fact-checking coalition, comprising nine renowned fact-checking organizations from the media, named “Coalizão para Checagem – Eleições 2020” (Fact-Checking Coalition – 2020 Elections). The Coalition’s purpose was to verify the factual accuracy of information, news, and stories targeting the electoral process. It encompassed the work of around 100 individuals, including journalists from the fact-checking agencies and officers from the Superior Electoral Court and the 27 state-level EMBs (Regional Electoral Courts).

Countering Information Influence Activities: A handbook for communicators

The purpose of this handbook is to increase public communicators' awareness and understanding of information influence campaigns and develop their ability to respond. The handbook will help public communicators' to recognize common influence techniques more easily and provide them with a toolbox of proactive solutions that can be used to design the most appropriate response. This handbook does not provide a one-size-fits-all solution or a checklist of steps to tick off.

Linterna Verde

Linterna Verde do Research on the online public debate based on areas of interest. They seek to make our work accessible, useful and actionable for civil society, the media and government.

They work with civil society organizations to help them address issues related to their online interactions. They help them interpret information, focus campaigns and face risks unique to the internet and social media. They do not develop or recommend actions aimed at misinforming the public or attacking third parties.

MOE Election Observation

The Election Observation Mission (La Misión de Observación Electoral, MOE) is an election observer group based in Colombia. In the 2019 Colombia elections and in others, including the 2016 peace referendum, they have formed partnerships with Facebook and Twitter both for creating awareness of voting processes and other democratic issues throughout hashtags and online campaigns, and also set up systems for reporting harmful content on those platforms. MOE also worked with a network of universities for online and media monitoring of content during the 2019 elections cycle.

Social Media Monitoring During the 2020-2021 Elections in Georgia

Project Objectives:

The overall goal of the project is to safeguard the information integrity around the 2020 Parliamentary and 2021 Municipal elections in Georgia from disinformation, discrediting campaigns and other hostile information operations on social media. Specific objectives are:

MediaWise

The mission of MediaWise is to empower people of all ages to be more critical consumers of content online. They teach people key digital literacy skills to spot misinformation and disinformation so they can make decisions based on facts, not fiction. They have three programs: MediaWise for GenZ, MediaWise for First Time Voters, and MediaWise for Seniors.

Engaging Women in Politics in Uganda

Organized an e-conference for over 150 women candidates for elected office in Uganda, with a focus on navigating social barriers to political participation, including misinformation and cyberbullying

Protecting Tunisian Elections from Digital Threat Roundtable

The roundtable highlights the current state of social media used by political actors ahead of the elections, seeking to understand and foresight how social media will impact the political campaign, and how to better protect the integrity of the campaign.

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