Marginalized Populations

Suara Masyarakat

The implementation period for Suara Masyarakat (SM) or ‘Community Voices’ in Bahasa Malaysia, officially began in January 2020. SM is a three-year project funded by the EU and implemented by Internews in Malaysia together with local partners to build the capacity of Malaysian journalists to deliver high quality investigative and data journalism on the reform processes in the country. Moreover, SM aims to develop community information media and networks to improve governance by providing two-way communication between citizens and local authorities mainly through ‘MOJO Kita!

Malign Creativity : How Gender, Sex, and Lies Are Weaponized Against Women Online

Report striving to build awareness of the direct and indirect impacts of gendered and sexualized disinformation on women in public life, as well as its corresponding impacts on national security and democratic participation. The research defines, quantifies, and evaluates the use of online gendered and sexualized disinformation campaigns against women in politics and beyond.

Speak Up & Stay Safe(r): A Guide to Protecting Yourself From Online Harassment

A guide written by targets of cyber-attacks that is designed for women, people of color, trans and genderqueer people, and everyone else whose existing oppressions are made worse by digital violence. It details the best security practices for social media, email, online gaming, website platforms, ensuring the privacy of personal information online, as well as the documentation and reporting of harassment, and caring for yourself emotionally

Tactical Tech’s Gendersec Training Curricula on “Hacking Hate Speech”

A training workshop curriculum on how to set up an online support network, create textual and visual counterspeech content, and deploy a counterspeech campaign. The “Hacking Hate Speech” session focuses on countering online hate speech, including learning how to conduct simple threat modelling, identify attackers, and develop strategies to mitigate hate speech.  

Reading together

Reliability and Multilingual Global Communities​

This is a research project that will work to expand the definition and scope of what is considered a reliable source (WP:RS) on Wikipedia for marginalized communities. Art+Feminism is an intersectional feminist non-profit organization that directly addresses the information gap about gender, feminism, and the arts on the internet.

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PUSAD

PUSAD is a center for research on religion and democracy, they conduct research on hate speech and political disinformation.

[INACTIVE] Hablatam

HabLatam is a regional project in Latin America that will be implemented in its first phase in Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile and Colombia . Through it, the following is sought:
- Obtain and publish quality data in an open and accessible way, on the daily practices and perceptions of youths regarding their digital skills and content gaps.
- Develop and implement innovative and participatory methods that capture the perspectives, practices and skills of young people, avoiding adult-centered gazes and practices.

Digital Health Lab

At Meedan’s Digital Health Lab we are researching, designing and testing a digital response framework for addressing health misinformation online, centered around accessibility and equity.

Alt News

Alt News is a fact-checking website that is committed to debunking misinformation, disinformation and mal-information that we encounter on a daily basis on social media as well as mainstream media.

Fact-checks by Alt News encompass a wide variety of false information including:

AFRICMIL

AFRICMIL is a non-government organisation that focuses on media, information, research, advocacy and training. It aims to promote media and information literacy as a key component in the enhancement of democracy and good governance and the promotion of accountability and orderly society. Vision: To be a model reference point on media and information literacy on the continent. Mission: To promote media and information literacy as a key component in the enhancement of democracy and good governance.