The winners of the #FakeHunter Challenge competition to find and verify fake news on the web, organised by the Polish Press Agency (PAP) and GovTech, were announced on Friday night.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), it is important to catch fake news so it does not add to the “infodemic”, a term the WHO uses to describe the amount of incorrect virus claims.
The Polish Press Agency (PAP) and the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (KUL) in southern Poland will cooperate in training the school's journalism students for media work. KUL will also provide PAP with information on Polish R&D achievements.
The media should forget their differences and work out a joint project to enable an effective fight against the informational chaos surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Polish Press Agency (PAP) President Wojciech Surmacz has told the Rzeczpospolita daily.
The #FakeHunter application of the Polish Press Agency (PAP) is now available for Android and iOS. Thanks to it, not only computer users, but also mobile device users will be able to report potentially false information.
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 Polish Press Agency (PAP), GovTech Polska, a Polish government technological agency, and the Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) will jointly fight disinformation on the Polish financial market under their #FakeHunter fake news-busting software.
The attacks, which targeted several national and regional news sites, involved hackers posting articles ridiculing the effectiveness and preparedness of Polish soldiers and equipment.
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.