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ALDE Seminar: ‘Protecting European Democratic in a post-truth society”

European Parliament - Joszef Antall building JAN 4Q1 Brussels, Belgium

MEP Marietje Schaake is organising a seminar on 'Protecting European Democratic in a post-truth society" on Wednesday, 6 September 2017 between 15:00 and 18.00 in the European Parliament, Brussels (Joszef Antall building JAN 4Q1). Please register at alde.eu/events to attend this hearing.   DETAILED PROGRAMME 1st Panel: Fake news - general overview   15:00                     Marietje Schaake MEP, Moderator 15:10                     Professor Philip N. Howard, Oxford University Computational Propaganda Project 15:20                     David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on Protection of Freedom of Speech 15:30                     Q&A   2nd Panel: Fake news and real actors behind   16:00                     Petras Auštrevičius MEP, Moderator 16:05                     Boris Reitschuster, Author…

EU Multi-stakeholder Conference on Fake news

Centre Albert Borschette rue Froissart, 36, Brussels, Belgium

"Fake news" is currently being discussed in sensitive contexts such as the US Presidential elections, Brexit and after EU electoral campaigns. The reasons why this phenomenon is more pervasive and impactful today than ever before are the ease with which news can be posted and shared on social media, the velocity with which such news may spread, and the global reach it might effortlessly attain. Consequently, President Juncker has taken up the challenge of fake news in his letter of Intent to the European Parliament and equally in his Mission letter to Commissioner Gabriel. He calls for action to "address…

Civil Society Media Seminar

Spanish Social and Economic Council calle de las Huertas 73, Madrid, Spain

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), will hold its 11th Civil Society Media Seminar on "The role of EU civil society in a globalised world of communications" from 23 to 24 November 2017 in Madrid. This event is principally directed to journalists and communications/press officers from civil society organisations representing employers, workers and other social, occupational, economic and cultural organisations. The EFJ will be represented by its GS, Ricardo Gutiérrez.

Colloque “Fake news, armes de désinformation massive”

Design Station rue Paradis 78, Liège, Belgium

Le Conseil de la Jeunesse organise un colloque autour des Fake News. Les Fake News sont de plus en plus présentes sur Internet. Elles ne sont pas nouvelles mais leur forme a changé avec les années et l’évolution des médias. Désormais, elles sont rapides et mondialisées.  Comment les repérer ? Comment s’outiller pour distinguer une information crédible d’une information tronquée ? Comment développer une analyse critique face au flot d’informations quotidiennes auxquelles nous sommes confrontés ? Toutes ces questions vous intéressent ?  L’enjeu du colloque « Fake news, armes de désinformation massive ?» est de se questionner sur les informations erronées auxquelles sont confrontés…

EU High Level Group on Fake News

European Commission Centre de Conference Albert Borschette, Brussels, Belgium

The EFJ will be represented by its General Secretary Ricardo Gutiérrez.

EU High Level Group on Fake News

European Commission Centre de Conference Albert Borschette, Brussels, Belgium

The EFJ will be represented by its General Secretary Ricardo Gutiérrez.

Difference Day – Leçon du Siècle

Bozar Rue Ravenstein 23, Brussels, Belgium

LEÇON DU SIÈCLE L’objectif de la “Leçon du Siècle” est d’identifier des abus et des situations insoutenables par le biais de textes et d’images, de lectures et de discussions dans une dynamique de dialogue, Des acteurs du monde académique, politique, journalistique et artistique y donneront leur vision des choses.  

Fact Checking in the EU

The European Parliament is organising a conference "Fact-checking European elections" in Brussels on Thursday 27 September 2018 - Friday 28 September 2018. The intention is to discuss challenges and possible solutions to: Fact checking European elections - lessons from the past, looking into the future Working with data from social media companies and EU Institutions Common areas of EU disinformation - the examples of migration and the EU budget Practical cooperation among European fact checkers Draft programme Thursday, 27 September 2018 8.00 - 9.00 Arrival and registration. Coffee provided inside the meeting room. Venue: ASP 3G2 9.00 - 9.30 Opening…

Conférence: Ingérences et désinformation à l’aube des élections européennes

Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian 39 Boulevard de la Tour-Maubourg, Paris, France

Le Secrétaire général de la FEJ, Ricardo Gutiérrez, intervient dans le cadre de cette conférence organisée par l'Institut Jacques Delors, à la Fondation Gulbenkian, à Paris. "Les propagandes informatiques et les ingérences en ligne sur les élections sont des menaces pour la tenue d’élections libres et justes et pour la légitimité du processus démocratique. Depuis les élections européennes de 2014, de nombreux scrutins ont connu des tentatives d’ingérences au sein des débats, parmi lesquels peuvent être mentionnés le référendum pour le Brexit, les élections aux Philippines, aux États-Unis, au Brésil ou encore en Italie. Les responsables de ces propagandes numériques…

Brazil Superior Electoral Court Seminar on Fake News and Elections

Tribunal Superior Eleitoral Setor de Administração Federal Sul (SAFS), Quadra 7, Lotes 1/2, Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil

In 2018, the Advisory Council on Internet and Elections, instituted by the Superior Electoral Court on December 7th, 2017, fostered many activities related to the influence of internet over Elections, especially concerning the risks brought by fake news and the use of robots for spreading this kind of information. Those activities enabled the widening of Electoral Justice’s knowledge about the topic, helping not only to prevent but also to tackle the great problem of fake news spreading during the 2018 General Elections. Considering that balancing the phenomenon known as fake news is extremely complex in every branch of society, in…

Seminar: How to Tackle Fake News and Information War in the EU?

Helsinki Finlandia Hall, Mannerheimintie 13 e,, Helsinki, Finland

Seminar: Disinformation, Misinformation, Malinformation – How to Tackle Fake News and Information War in the EU? The Finnish Foundation for Media and Development (VIKES) and The Union of Journalists in Finland are organizing the seminar “Disinformation, Misinformation, Malinformation – How to Tackle Fake News and Information War in the EU?” Their goal is to identify different forms of misinformation and influence operations, as well as to introduce measures to tackle and regulate them. The seminar programme can be found here: https://vikes.fi/osallistu/disinformationseminar. It will also be possible to follow the seminar online. Stream link:  https://www.mediaserver.fi/live/vikes The EFJ GS is invited as…