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The Debunking Effect – Recent and Upcoming Challenges for Fact-Checking Organizations

While the impact of misinformation has been widely studied in recent years, more analysis of the effect of fact-checking on society is needed. Trying to fill that gap, our project mapped and analyzed the work of the world’s fact-checking groups, with a focus on their challenges, needs and successes.

Marius Dragomir on the Foreign Expansion of Hungarian Media Capture

January 14, 2022

Hungarian Prime Minister Orbán “is now expanding his business empire across Europe,” CMDS Director Marius Dragomir writes in an article for MediaPowerMonitor.

Politics for All Is Over, but the Memefication of News Isn‘t

In her latest article for Huck Magazine, Naomi Smith discusses the memefication of news, the problems it creates and possible responses.

Pooran Chandra Pandey Joins CMDS as Fellow

January 10, 2022

We are happy to announce that Pooran Chandra Pandey has joined our Center as a Fellow.

Phil Howard Calls for a Global Panel on Fake News in a Column for the Times

January 5, 2022

In an op-ed for the Times co-authored with Sheldon Himelfarb, CMDS Fellow Phil Howard calls for an intergovernmental panel on disinformation.