Mozilla Information Trust Initiative
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The Mozilla Information Trust Initiative is an initiative launched on 2017-08-08 to "keep the Internet credible and healthy".
Articles and events
- 2017-08-08 Mozilla Blog: The Mozilla Information Trust Initiative: Building a movement to fight misinformation online
- 2017-10-25 Misinfocon at MozFest
- GitHub issue for tracking: Mozilla Information Trust Initiative: Tracking the indicators of online misinformation #698
- 2018-02-05 Mozilla Weekly Project Update: Sarah Oh on Mozilla's public database of research on misinformation
- 2018-07-22 https://www.georgetownlawtechreview.org/why-do-people-share-fake-news-a-sociotechnical-model-of-media-effects/GLTR-07-2018/
- 2018-07-21 https://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/jul/21/los-angeles-times-new-owner-patrick-soon-shiong-interview
- 2018-06-04 https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2018/06/04/mozilla-announces-225000-for-art-and-advocacy-exploring-artificial-intelligence/ links to:
- https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/nov/06/google-youtube-texas-shooting-fake-news (notes Google Search, YouTube, and Twitter all amplified and/or steered users to "fake news" articles, even after the companies/sites supposedly had put explicit systems in place to combat that)
- 2018-09-17 NYT: If You See Disinformation Ahead of the Midterms, We Want to Hear From You (article and submission form)
- 2018-10-01 6 min video by Mozilla on Misinfo Nation: Misinformation, Democracy, and the Internet: https://mzl.la/2Nhula9 (via WeeklyUpdates/2018-10-01#Speakers)