EDMO BELUX is a hub for research, fact-checking and media literacy on online disinformation in Belgium and Luxembourg. Launched in October 2021 and funded by the European Commission, it gathers a network of more than 100 disinformation experts and operates in five languages (Dutch, French, English, German, Luxembourgish). EDMO BELUX is part of the European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO).
Facebook post misinterpets data to suggest Arctic ice is not declining
Misleading posts claim ‘overripe bananas contain cancer-fighting substance’
Event: News use in Flanders. Key takeaways from the 2022 Digital News Report for Flanders – hybrid meeting
An analysis of recommendation algorithms on YouTube against disinformation in Belgium
Study by EDMO BELUX researcher Jonas Lefevere finds that most Flemish people consider disinformation and fake news an important threat to democracy