Fighting Misinformation Online

The Fighting Misinformation Online event series aims to tackle mis and disinformation by bringing together stakeholders from industries and nations in Europe to collaborate, share knowledge and debate.

Fighting Misinformation Online

Hosted by Google’s Laurie Richardson (VP of Trust and Safety), alongside our partners the European University InstituteCalouste Gulbenkian Foundation and YouTube, this event invites European government, policy makers, NGOs, media organisations, academics and tech companies to collaborate and share knowledge around tackling misinformation. 

Join us in person or online to listen to and collaborate with leading policy makers and thinkers from across the misinformation landscape including: 

  • VP Věra Jourová, European Commission
  • Maria Ressa, Rappler 
  • Florian Eder, European University Institute
  • Chris Moran, The Guardian
  • Nkem
  • Sander van der Linden, Cambridge University

The in-person summit is now full, however registration remains open for virtual attendance. If you have any questions about the event or would like to subscribe to our newsletter, please email us at, stating your full name and contact details. And don’t hesitate to share this link with those you think may be interested.

About us

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.

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