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During this training we will see the definition of “disinformation narratives” used by the EDMO fact-checking network and, in concrete, how to analyze ongoing disinformation in order to identify the main narratives. Then, we will discuss the issue of the possible overlap between disinformation narratives and legitimate opinions, and how to address this eventuality in our work. Finally, we will talk about prebunking, intended not as a generic activity of media literacy but as the possibility to predict – with a good degree of approximation – the likely evolutions of disinformation in the near future, analyzing existing disinformation narratives and techniques, and monitoring the information sphere.
The training is open to stakeholders working to tackle disinformation including fact-checkers, journalists, and researchers.
We empower the fight against disinformation. Check First is a software and methodologies company founded by a developer and two journalists. We focus on creating the best tools and practices for the peculiar job of countering and monitoring fakes and influence campaigns, and gain time in the process by fostering collaboration. Our best asset is the complementarity of our founding team, making us approach problems in a comprehensive and innovative way.Our story