Challenges and dilemmas for the national regulatory authorities in the age of convergence with respect to hate speech

Bissera Zankova, Media 21 Challenges and dilemmas for the national regulatory authorities in the age of convergence with respect to hate speech Since the time of their inception media regulatory bodies have always faced big challenges. The latter pertain either to their status, structure and independence or to their competences and the effectiveness of the…

Fighting fake news and hoaxes in the age of convergence: performance evaluation and policies against information disorder

Bissera Zankova Media 21 Foundation, Bulgaria   Abstract   With the proliferation of the new information and communications technologies, the quality of the information environment is a question that becomes of paramount importance for every person and society. The veracity of the disseminated content is a big challenge nowadays, both for those that disseminate it,…

RESEARCH FINDINGS AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ORGANISATIONS AND INITIATIVES TACKLING FAKE NEWS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This research and policy paper summarises the key findings and recommendations from up-to-date performance analyses of European organisations and initiatives fighting fake news. These findings and recommendations represent the direct outcome of the piloting of an entirely novel methodology for defining key indicators for performance evaluation of fact-checking organisations in a number of…