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.
With rumours and myths clogging social media, Dawid Ciemięga is determined keep fake news at bay.
The Polish Press Agency (PAP) and GovTech Polska, a Polish government technological agency, have decided to offer an open source code to their landmark #FakeHunter fake news-busting software to anyone interested.
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.
Russia is using the coronavirus pandemic to wage a disinformation campaign aimed at discrediting Poland, Jan Żaryn, the spokesperson for Poland's special services coordinator, wrote in Monday's Wall Street Journal.
Poland hasn't WON the war on Coronavirus - but it's pulling out all the digital stops to keep citizens in Poland learning, earning and avoiding fake news rumours. In this online episode of Heart of Poland our host Patrick Ney talks to Justyna Orlowska, the Polish Prime Minister's High Representative for Government Technology.
PM Morawiecki has sent a strong and reassuring message to the public following rumours that shops and whole cities would be closed down. Posting on Facebook he said: “I am appealing to you to use proven sources of information and to refrain from rumours!”
Following yesterday’s news that press agencies across Europe have banded together to help fight fake news, AFP’s award-winning reporter Sammy Keltz explains how experienced journalists go about their jobs separating fact from rumours and how best to fight the plague of fake news swamping the internet.