Misinformation is a Problem of Supply and Demand
We need to upgrade the supply of journalism, but we also
need to upgrade ourselves, at scale.
People need to understand how news works, how to share with integrity, how to be skeptical. We need to increase news fluency.
The Future of Disinformation – and how to stop it
It took a decade for the dark side of social media and ubiquitous mobile devices to become apparent. What dangers loom in the decade ahead?
Responding to disinformation should not trample on human rights
From France, to Australia, and back to the United States, there is a growing popular consensus that the spread of misinformation and disinformation online, whether through platforms or apps, has significant real-world impact. To address the problem we need to leave behind grand “solutions” that will interfere with human rights and instead focus on discrete shifts in law and policy that tackle the underlying causes instead of the symptoms. To prevent entrenching inequality and discrimination and promoting censorship, laws and policies must reflect and promote international human rights law.
How Crowdsourcing Can Identify and Debunk Disinformation
News organizations must ensure that the public’s enthusiasm for helping with investigations reinforces our collective responsibility for reliable journalism.