Verified facts

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Team

Aistė Meidutė

Aistė Turčinavičiūtė

Audrius Utka

Auksė Balčytienė

Brigita Sabaliauskaitė

Dominyka Lapelytė

Dr. Darius Amilevičius

Ieva Ivanauskaitė

Jūratė Ružaitė

Neringa Jurčiukonytė

Patricija Naujanytė

Ramunė Ramanauskienė

Rimgailė Kasparaitė

Project tasks

Prepare and develop

Prepare and develop

a sustainability scheme for the new national Lithuanian research hub (a Watchdog-NGO) focused on fact-checking, analysis of online propaganda patterns and toxic narratives, and the impact of disinformation on society.

Map, describe and analyze

Map, describe and analyze

the existing experience (knowledge, methods, apps, algorithms etc.) on disinformation detection in the Baltic region. Create new knowledge through assembling and meta-analysis of existing data and research.

Develop a novel methodological

Develop a novel methodological

approach for disinformation detection, and apply machine- enhanced linguistically sensitive methods to conceptualize Deliberation Quality Index (DQI) to be used in the evaluation of society’s resilience to disinformation.

Exchange good practices

Exchange good practices

with EDMO and contribute to EDMO’s activities with the knowledge, skills and experience obtained in the course of the implementation of the DIGIRES project.

Expose

Expose

disinformation campaigns in Lithuania (and the broader Baltic states region) to stakeholders, including general audiences as well as media and media literacy specialists in any concerned field, through a targeted communication plan.

Establish a Rapid Response Team

Establish a Rapid Response Team

(RRT) and to develop a Rapid Alert System to immediately react to any detected disinformation case/campaign and contact its target(s). Work out a strategy for establishing a national network of RRTs (news media, other groups/organizations).

Assess

Assess

the level of media literacy of the general audience in Lithuania and establish cooperation with stakeholders (MIL organizations/institutions, Ministries for Education or Culture) for developing a nationally coordinated media literacy education curriculum.

Project objectives

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Mobilise available expertise/knowledge to develop and apply/test innovative machine-empowered and language/semantics focused tools for online disinformation detection.

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Empower news media and journalists with innovative forms of fact-checking and to assist them in exposing fake narratives.

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Produce empirical data-oriented theoretical/conceptual insights into disinfodemics’ proliferation in Lithuania (and the Baltic countries).

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Provide policy/regulation/governance recommendations and develop an approach for building MIL competences by educating different groups of population to (a) discover and detect misinformation and disinformation, (b) assess (professional) journalistic content and apply verification techniques and strategies, and (c) measure and analyze audiences’ reactions and effects of disinformation.

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Contribute to effectiveness, knowledge and evidence-based capacity building in Lithuania (also, at later stages, in the Baltic region/Europe) to meet the emerging needs for evidence-based education of an informed electorate and resilient citizenship.

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Project Initators

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Project Partners

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