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67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers at Stanford and Carnegie Mellon has shown that most prominent brands are inadvertently funding online...

OpenAI disrupts Israeli, Chinese, Russian influence campaigns

OpenAI has announced that it disrupted covert influence campaigns originating from Russia, China, Israel and Iran. The artificial intelligence (AI) company disclosed in its report...

CJID to launch digital tools at AI conference

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has concluded plans to launch two innovative digital tools designed to improve the efficiency and accuracy...

Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that over 700 posts declaring their intention not to re-elect the incumbent president of the United...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has debunked a viral message stating that she is bringing investors into Nigeria. She...

How ICIR-led fact-checking clubs in Nigerian universities are taking media literacy campaigns to grassroots

In an era where misinformation spreads like wildfire, the Countering Misinformation and Promoting Media Literacy (CMPML) project of the International Centre for Investigative Reporting...

Maria Ressa, Levitsky, others headline GlobalFact 11 as keynote speakers

Maria Ressa, a Filipino-American journalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has been announced as the keynote speaker for this year's Global Fact-Checking Summit tagged...

Deceptive crypto platforms use celebrities’ images to defraud people on X – Report

A new report by Maldita.es has exposed a widespread scam on X (formerly Twitter) targeting users with fake cryptocurrency investments.  The report revealed that the...

TikTok begins auto-labelling of AI-generated content

TIKTOK has commenced automatically labelling of videos and images made with artificial intelligence (AI). The Chinese-owned short-form video-sharing platform disclosed this in a statement recently. The...

Microsoft, OpenAI announce $2 million fund to fight AI misinformation

MICROSOFT and OpenAI have announced a $2 million Societal Resilience Fund to tackle AI misinformation and educate people around the world on the technology. This...

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