In this short video, Iva Nenadić addresses the concept of ‘fact-checking’ and its prominent role in the European Union’s policy against disinformation.

Simply said, fact-checking is a set of tools and practices to verify information.

Research Fellow Iva Nenadić from the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom explores the global proliferation of  fact-checking organisations in the past years, explains their role, and stresses the importance them being transparent and accountable:

“(…) today’s information overload and the new means to spread disinformation and to manipulate public opinion grew also a need for a systematic tech-savvy and independent approach to fact-checking, especially in the digital space.”