A multi-dimensional approach to disinformation
The report of the European Union independent High level Group on fake news and online disinformation has been released. In the report, the experts convened argue that a broad societal understanding of misinformation tactics, beyond just the realm of just fake news.
“When tackling disinformation online, four principles under- lie my endeavour: transparency so that citizens have clear information about news sources and funding; diversity of information both online and offline because this fuels critical judgement; credibility of information must be obvious to citizens; and inclusivity as there can be no long term, sustainable solution without commitment from all the parties involved. I am pleased to see that these principles are well reflected in the recommendations made by the members of the HLEG in their final report.”