The Polish Press Agency (PAP) has activated a new #FakeHunter Chatbot service to verify fake news about the coronavirus epidemic. The service is part of the agency's 2019-launched #FakeHunter project designed to track down fake news about the epidemic.
The attacks, which targeted several national and regional news sites, involved hackers posting articles ridiculing the effectiveness and preparedness of Polish soldiers and equipment.
Poland is fighting back against the FakeNews virus! Fake News online rumours have sown panic and fear around the world. Hard to trace and highly convincing, users often share fake news with others... unwittingly spreading it ever onwards. The new Polish FakeHunter initiative could become a model for how countries can fight this issue - well beyond the Coronavirus crisis.
The Polish Press Agency (PAP) and GovTech Polska, the Polish government's technology agency, are launching the #FakeHunter mobile app to fight disinformation about the coronavirus epidemic.
For the sake of the health of journalists, the Polish Press Agency (PAP) has appealed against organising press conferences attended by newspeople.
The European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA), of which PAP is a member, has condemned the raid by Egyptian security forces on Anadolu Agency's offices in Cairo, Egypt. Anadolu is also an EANA member.
Experts from IESE Business School, the Poynter Institute journalism school and the global accountancy firm PwC, will meet in Warsaw on December 4 to debate the latest trends, innovations and business initiatives on the media market at the Media of the Future conference organised by the Polish Press Agency (PAP).
Credibility has been and remains the Polish Press Agency's (PAP) main asset, said Wojciech Surmacz, the agency's president, on Thursday at a Warsaw gala marking its centenary.
The Polish Telegraphic Agency (PAT), a precursor of the Polish Press Agency (PAP) was established in 1918 as the information backbone of the reborn Poland, Deputy Culture Minister Paweł Lewandowski said at PAP's centenary conference on Thursday.
Be sceptical of headlines, consider the photos, investigate the sources - these are some of the tips offered by Facebook and the Polish Press Agency, which started an educational campaign on Tuesday to help internet users recognise so-called "false news".