The Polish Press Agency was one of the organizations distinguished by the Main Council of Research Institutes in Warsaw on Friday.
The president of the Polish Press Agency, Wojciech Surmacz, has said that Central and Eastern European media should be warning Western European countries against Russian disinformation about the war in Ukraine.
Media of the Future is a conference that covered the most important topics of recent months—from combating disinformation, through changes in the media market, to the future of mass media in the face of war conflicts and technological transformation.
Participants in the fourth Media of the Future conference, organised by PAP, have highlighted the importance of joint action to tackle the problem of disinformation and fake news.
PAP's news verification service, FakeHunter, has won an award from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in Geneva.
PAP's news verification service, FakeHunter, has been providing readers with accurate information for two years and showing "in black and white" what is true and false, PAP CEO Wojciech Surmacz has said, marking its second anniversary.
Internet users in Poland will be able to test their fake news hunting skills in a special competition to be held under the auspices of the Polish Press Agency and the government's GovTech Polska new technology programme for the public sector.
The executive body of the European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA) has unanimously decided to immediately suspend TASS, Russian leading news agency, from the alliance for not providing unbiased news.
PAP's CEO, Wojciech Surmacz, has called for the expulsion from the European Alliance of News Agencies of Russian news agency TASS, and appealed for a fight against disinformation.
PAP CEO Wojciech Surmacz has said that the agency's key value is credibility, as evidenced in its widespread presence across Polish media.