Trust in News Conference: The View from the Frontline Fighting Disinformation
Online event – 24th March 2021 – https://www.bbc.co.uk/beyondfakenews/trustinnews
Hosted by Rory Cellan-Jones, BBC Technology Correspondent, speaking to representatives of the social media platforms about their part in turning the tide on disinformation.
Questions can be asked on Twitter or Slido.com using the hashtag #TIN21 …
- Misinformation refers to false or out-of-context information that is presented as fact regardless of an intent to deceive.
- Disinformation is a type of misinformation that is intentionally false and intended to deceive or mislead.
Project Origin – Protecting Trusted Media: involving BBC, CBC/Radio-Canada, The New York Times, and Microsoft has been working to define an end-to-end process for the publishing, distribution and presentation of provenance enhanced media. This tamper proof indication can be adapted for audio, video, images and text-based digital media.
Content Authenticity Initiative: is building systems to provide provenance for digital media, giving creators tools to express objective reality and empowering consumers to evaluate whether what they are seeing is trustworthy.
EBU Publications: Report: Fast Forward: Public Service Journalism in the Viral Age.
Eric Horvitz, Chief Scientific Officer, Microsoft… “I don’t want to be in a world where I can’t trust any sources anywhere anymore”.
Trusted News Initiative (TNI): Jessica Cecil, BBC Trusted News Initiative Director.