At a time when false information abounds on social networks, even in conventional media (radio, television, newspapers) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At a time when public figures change their speech in a versatile way, abusing the credulity of the population, it was time to arm themselves with a fact-checking tool. ASBL project Congo factchekers initiative IFC, Congo Check is the first information site specializing in factchecking in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Poynter's global guide on existing attempts to legislate against what can broadly be referred to as online misinformation. This guide seeks to create an inclusive, collaborative approach to addressing misinformation around the world. While not every law contained here relates to misinformation specifically, they’ve all often been wrapped into that broader discussion. Article will be updated on an ongoing basis.
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