Webinar for journalists in Eurasia: Who is behind the COVID-19 Disinformation Campaign?
Fake news and conspiracy theories about the origin, distribution, treatment and effects of COVID-19 have swiftly followed the global pandemic. Despite Facebook and Twitter pledges to combat fake news and disinformation, they are still prevalent on digital platforms.
What are channels of disinformation? How journalists can identify conspiracy theories? What are dominant narratives of disinformation campaign about COVID-19? Who is in the forefront of debunking false narratives about Coronavirus? These and other questions were discussed with journalists from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.