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# TGIP misinformation

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# Misinformation
The Good Information Podcast: Misinformation - is there still time to win the battle?
Are tools such as pre-bunking, strong legislation and public literacy enough to halt disinformation?
# the good information project
The war on misinformation: What counts as a win?
Will we ever be free of bad information or do we simply learn coping strategies to keep up the fight?
# pyschology
Can people be 'inoculated' against false news?
‘Prebunking’ involves innoculating people with weaker doses of misinformation in a safe space in order to strenghten their ability to spot it in the wild.
# the good fight
Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube all say that they’re trying to make their platforms better. What exactly are they doing?
# intervention
How effective was Arnold Schwarzenegger's viral video message to Russia?
“There is research showing that the source of information is less effective if people are forewarned of the persuasion attempt,” says Shane Timmons of the ESRI.
Quiz: Can you identify this satellite image?
Can you identify these Irish facilities from satellite images? Put your verification skills to the test
# TGIP misinformation
'I go to bed tired but I go to bed satisfied': Verifying war through a screen
How the New York Times and a self confessed ‘nerd’ volunteer use openly-sourced information to investigate war and cut across disinformation.
# the good information project
"Our current approach is insufficient" - The fight against foreign interference in Europe's institutions
The EU has spent 18 months looking into how malicious foreign actors are manipulating public debate. It has plans for how to stop them – but will they work?
# Russian Disinformation
Watch: Open Newsroom - The EU frontline against Russian disinformation
Watch our Open Newsroom session on Russia disinformation and what we can all do to push back against it
# climate misinformation
'Some narratives have been crafted by PR professionals in the US, pushed by vested interests'
Research has found that climate misinformation is usually produced by well-resourced organisations rather than at grassroots level.
# online misinformation
Over two-thirds say they have seen their friends or family share misinformation online
Polling conducted by Ireland Thinks indicates that most Irish people are being exposed to misinformation by friends and family
# factcheck
FactCheck: Is this a photo of Dynamo Kyiv players armed in military gear?
Social media posts claim ‘football practice is off the schedule’ as one of Ukraine’s most successful teams kits out in army combats to join the mililtary.
# open newsroom
Open Newsroom invitation: The EU frontline against Russian disinformation
Get involved with our reporting on disinformation by signing up for our Open Newsroom webinar.
# TGIP live
Watch our LIVE event: Tools, tactics & strategies - how we can get ahead in the online disinfo war
Watch our expert panel discussion on how to stop misinformation.
# over to you
Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?
We want to hear about how disinformation and misinformation have popped up in your life. What effect has dodgy information had on you and your loved ones?
Poll: Who is most responsible for stopping the spread of misinformation?
Misinformation is becoming increasingly hard to avoid, and its effects are deeply harming society. Who should be leading the charge against it?
# the good information project
Are we winning the fight against misinformation?
Is it even winnable at all? Or is false information just a fact of life now?