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CABC short film receives international recognition
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CABC short film receives international recognition

Press release April 13 2020 CABC short film receives international recognition A new Public Service Announcement which uses cutting edge movie-making technology to warn social media users about bots spreading online conspiracy theories has been published on Shots, a platform designed to showcase cutting-edge international creativity. Shots selects only the most creatively excellent work including...

Stay on top of your truth
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Stay on top of your truth

Sharpen your skills and be 1 step ahead of misinformation. Explore First Draft’s extensive free library of training content including online courses, toolkits and resources designed to help you to eradicate the spread of misinformation. Learn more here

Learn to Discern (L2D) – Media Literacy Training
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Learn to Discern (L2D) – Media Literacy Training

Learn to Discern is a program that aims to share their approach with individuals in order to help them create healthy habits for engaging with online information. The idea is to build resilience to mis and disinformation at a community level. This is done by empowering individuals and helping them to recognize and reject divisive...

Tracking the cracks in Covid-19 lockdown
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Tracking the cracks in Covid-19 lockdown

MEDIA RELEASE 09 April 2020 ISSUED BY: Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change / #careZA A unique peek into how South Africans are responding to the Covid-19 crisis on social media is revealing the dynamics of social cohesion across the country. Cutting edge social media analytics are being used to weed out bizarre examples of mis-information,...

How liars create the “illusion of truth”
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How liars create the “illusion of truth”

How do politicians and people in powerful positions get away with spreading false information and fake news? And why do ordinary people buy into these fake stories? Well as the saying goes “repeat the lie often enough and people will start to believe it’s the truth”. Here are the tactics liars use to manipulate us...

COVID-19 Truth offensive | Spotlight
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COVID-19 Truth offensive | Spotlight

A painting shows a sick man inside a hand sanitiser bottle, surrounded with human skulls. The painting is the work of Xolani Sivunda, an artist based in Mfuleni, a township near Khayelitsha in Cape town. Read full article