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EDMO BELUX

EDMO BELUX monitors disinformation in Belgium and Luxembourg by bringing together a cross-community network of experts from journalism, academia, and civil society. The hub aims to understand and minimize the impact of disinformation campaigns by publishing fact-checks on a daily basis and by presenting in-depth investigative reports. Likewise, its objective is to raise awareness about disinformation by promoting educational materials, and by organizing media literacy training events and campaigns. Through multidisciplinary research, the hub finally measures the impact of disinformation and platform responses on democratic processes.

Disinfocheck is a website by EDMO BELUX, a research hub that monitors disinformation in Belgium and Luxembourg by bringing together international experts from the fields of academia, civil society, media and journalism, fact-checking, and media literacy.

Here you will find the hub’s latest fact checks, investigative reports, academic research, media literacy materials, as well as announcements of upcoming events.

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Journalist at StopFake, a Ukrainian media specialized in the fight against disinformation, Alina Mosendz spoke with Les Surligneurs about how dramatic the situation is, and the extent to which the Russian propaganda machine has been preparing. She warns Europeans of the consequences of disinformation.

28 March 2022
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EDMO BELUX

EDMO BELUX monitors disinformation in Belgium and Luxembourg by bringing together a cross-community network of experts from journalism, academia, and civil society. The hub aims to understand and minimize the impact of disinformation campaigns by publishing fact-checks on a daily basis and by presenting in-depth investigative reports. Likewise, its objective is to raise awareness about disinformation by promoting educational materials, and by organizing media literacy training events and campaigns. Through multidisciplinary research, the hub finally measures the impact of disinformation and platform responses on democratic processes.

Disinfocheck is a website by EDMO BELUX, a research hub that monitors disinformation in Belgium and Luxembourg by bringing together international experts from the fields of academia, civil society, media and journalism, fact-checking, and media literacy.

Here you will find the hub’s latest fact checks, investigative reports, academic research, media literacy materials, as well as announcements of upcoming events.

News & Events
alina-mosendz-600x400

Journalist at StopFake, a Ukrainian media specialized in the fight against disinformation, Alina Mosendz spoke with Les Surligneurs about how dramatic the situation is, and the extent to which the Russian propaganda machine has been preparing. She warns Europeans of the consequences of disinformation.

28 March 2022
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A video showing dozens of trucks driving through a town and honking was shared thousands of times alongside claims it shows Italian truckers inspired by a convoy of Canadians who drove to Ottawa in 2022 to protest Covid-19 vaccine mandates. This is false; the video was taken in September 2021 during a city festival in the Piedmont region of Italy.

11 February 2022
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