“Fake News” understood as propaganda, lies, disinformation and fake factory stories are serious threats to our democracies. The Nordic Council of Ministers is now launching a booklet on how to counter so-called “fake news".
The booklet provides reflections on how, quality journalism, media and information literacy, ethical standards and self-regulation, can counter the so-called “fake news”. The booklet is launched to create a debate on how to counter fakes and build trust in words and facts.
The expert meeting in Copenhagen was organized by Nordicom and the Nordic Journalist Center. A report with recommendations was compiled and used as a basis for the Nordic Ministers of Culture before their ministerial meeting in Helsinki in October/November 2017. Read the report here.