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Countering online disinformation: a view on the past EU elections

25/07/2019

The experience of countering online disinformation during the EU elections is at the centre of the Workshop organised by the Italian regulatory authority AGCOM. This event focuses on three perspectives: the unique Italian panel with the platforms against disinformation, the views from academia and on the other side, the views of the major platforms like Facebook and Google.


ERGA adopts a statement on its work on disinformation and agrees to reform

26/06/2019

The 11th Plenary meeting of the European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA) took place in Bratislava on 20th and 21st June 2019. ERGA presented the outcomes of the work done so far on disinformation, which focused on the 2019 European elections and the related areas of political and issue-based advertising. ERGA supports the European Commission in monitoring the implementation of the commitments made by Google, Facebook and Twitter signingthe Code of Practice on Disinformation


RightsCon – the worlds largest summit on human rights in the digital age

14/06/2019

RightsCon is a major annual event that brings together more than 2 500 participants from all over the world to discuss many rights related issues. The events 450 sessions (including a session on the role for media authorities in regulating platforms) focus on many topics with an aim to shape, contribute to, and drive forward the global agenda for the future of our human rights in the digital age.