The European Newsroom (enr), a cooperation platform between more than a dozen European news agencies, of which the Polish Press Agency (PAP) is an associate partner, was inaugurated in Brussels on Tuesday.
Representatives of various European news agencies met on Saturday to discuss ways of fighting the recent plague of fake news as part of an event that comprised the month-long GovTech Festival, an educational and technological project.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA) held its first ever online conference, instead of its planned meeting in Kiev, EANA has reported.
The outgoing year in Poland was marked by intensive political activity, including a government reshuffle, a dispute with the EC around judicial laws and independence centenary celebrations, Hungary's MTI news agency wrote on Sunday.
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.
BREAKING NEWS: In a joint resolution entitled ‘United Against Fake News’, the 13 agencies, including the Polish Press Agency, said: “We urge all news agencies, no matter if they are state or privately funded, as well international associations of news agencies, to join us.”