The Manilla Principles on Intermediary Liability define various principles for intermediary companies to follow when operating in democratic and authoritarian environments, including that: Intermediaries should be shielded from liability for third-party content; Content must not be required to be restricted without an order by a judicial authority; Requests for restrictions of content must be clear, be unambiguous, and follow due process; Laws and content restriction orders and practices must comply with the tests of necessity and proportionality
Lead Stories is an innovative fact checking and debunking website at the intersection of big data and journalism that launched in 2015. Our editorial team originally used the technology provided by Trendolizer™ (patent granted) to quickly find the most trending content on the internet to write about, but our mantra has always been "Just Because It's Trending Doesn't Mean It's True."
The Global Network Initiative (GNI) was launched in 2008 to address this question. A unique multistakeholder platform, GNI was the product of more than two years of deliberation by information and communications technology (ICT) companies, human rights and press freedom organizations, academics, and investors.
Today, we need access to the truth more than ever before. But in this polluted information environment, it’s never been harder to know what to trust, and never easier to be misled. Misinformation is targeting and damaging our communities, all around the world.
At First Draft, our mission is to protect communities from harmful misinformation. We work to empower society with the knowledge, understanding, and tools needed to outsmart false and misleading information.
This project visualizes the Atlantic Council’s DFRLab research on coordinated disinformation campaigns. Coordinated disinformation campaigns are more likely to thrive when they go unnoticed and unchecked. This interactive visualizer breaks down the methods, targets, and origins of select coordinated disinformation campaigns throughout the world. There are significant efforts across the industry working to stop the effects of disinformation. These countermeasures take a wide range of forms.
The Digital Democracy Monitor Toolkit seeks to empower researchers with the knowledge, tools and examples to analyse democratic discourse online.
This toolkit was prepared by Democracy Reporting International (DRI) as part of our efforts on Social Media and Democracy.
Colombiacheck is a project of the Editorial Board , a non-profit, non-partisan organization that brings together more than 100 associated journalists in Colombia to promote investigative journalism. The project consists of a digital, open and collaborative platform in which articles based on the fact-checking technique are published, which comes from a long tradition of Anglo-Saxon journalism and is known as fact-checking.