Practical Insights on Misinformation

How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

Published on: Sep 30 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Civic space remains open in only two of Africa’s 54 countries. The reduction in safe public spaces in which democratic debate can take place represents a breach...
We Need Strong Information Security Practices in Afghanistan Right Now

We Need Strong Information Security Practices in Afghanistan Right Now

Published on: Aug 20 2021 by Mike Dawson - 3 Comments
The situation in Afghanistan is heartbreaking for everyone. Those who are there, those with family there, and those with friends, colleagues, and care for our fellow...
Apply Now: $400,000 to Study Social Media Impact on COVAX Uptake

Apply Now: $400,000 to Study Social Media Impact on COVAX Uptake

Published on: Jul 26 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $400,000 to Study Social Media Impact on COVAX Uptake
COVID-19 vaccines will play a critical role in returning our societies to some sense of pre-pandemic normalcy and ultimately ending this crisis. As vaccines become...
6 Ways to Incorporate Social Context and Trust in Infodemic Management

6 Ways to Incorporate Social Context and Trust in Infodemic Management

Published on: Apr 30 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 6 Ways to Incorporate Social Context and Trust in Infodemic Management
Please RSVP Now to learn more about information integrity at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5. Our amazing agenda features a conference track dedicated...
Cybersecurity is a Development Challenge: USAID Digital Strategy Update

Cybersecurity is a Development Challenge: USAID Digital Strategy Update

Published on: Apr 29 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Cybersecurity is a Development Challenge: USAID Digital Strategy Update
Please RSVP Now to learn more about USAID’s Digital Strategy at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5. Our amazing agenda features multiple sessions...
Apply Now: $150,000 Google News Innovation Funding for African Journalists

Apply Now: $150,000 Google News Innovation Funding for African Journalists

Published on: Mar 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic paired with misinformation has created a turbulent period for the news ecosystem. Misinformation can divide society, incite...
Apply Now: $250,000 for African Disinformation Technology Solutions

Apply Now: $250,000 for African Disinformation Technology Solutions

Published on: Feb 08 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Disinformation and propaganda pose a threat to trust, cohesion, and security. The menace of fake news can no longer be ignored. Misinformation can divide society,...
Apply Now: $1,000,000 for African Online Safety Solutions from Google

Apply Now: $1,000,000 for African Online Safety Solutions from Google

Published on: Aug 10 2020 by Wayan Vota - 13 Comments
Over 500 million people have access to the Internet on the African continent – 40% of the population. Over 250 million Africans use smartphones for going...
Apply Now: $20,000 Grant Funding for African Digital Rights

Apply Now: $20,000 Grant Funding for African Digital Rights

Published on: Jul 27 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Digital technologies are playing a role in enhancing Covid-19 disease surveillance, coordinating response mechanisms, and promoting public awareness. However, COVID-19...
Today: Help WHO Develop COVID-19 Infodemic Response Framework

Today: Help WHO Develop COVID-19 Infodemic Response Framework

Published on: Apr 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Today: Help WHO Develop COVID-19 Infodemic Response Framework
The coronavirus disease epidemic and COVID-19 response has been accompanied by a massive “infodemic” – an over-abundance of information of varying...