The Polish Press Agency (PAP) has joined 10 other organisations and institutions in signing a Good Practices Code for combatting disinformation.
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.
Poland is the target of a Kremlin propaganda and misinformation campaign, the director of the country’s National Security Department has said.
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.
Determined to combat disinformation in Russia, Kinga Szostko created a fake account on the dating app and now deluges men who swipe right with photos of atrocities carried out by Russian troops.
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.
Donald Tusk, leader of Poland's main opposition party, Civic Platform (PO), has listed what he sees as the five threats of the war in Ukraine: Polish isolation, internal disputes, disinformation, chaos, and inactivity.
Facebook has blocked the account of Confederation, a Polish far-right party with 11 MPs, for repeated breaches of its rules on hate speech, and disinformation about Covid-19.
Access to the Internet, which facilitates communication, education, and the increase of professional skills, is gradually becoming one of the fundamental human rights. The development of networks in various parts of the world, freedom of speech, and the fight against disinformation were the subjects discussed during the third day of the UN Digital Summit, IGF 2021 in Katowice.