Ad-funded Climate Change Disinformation: Money, Brands and Ad Tech
GDI’s report outlines how climate change disinformation is being funded by online advertising. This report estimates that more than $36 million USD will go to climate change disinformation carrying sites in 2021.
Disinformation Risk Assessment: The Online News Market in Kenya
Disinformation Risk Assessment: The Online News Market in Spain
Disinformation Risk Assessment: The Online News Market in Canada
Disrupting Disinformation: A Global Snapshot of Government Initiatives
GDI has examined the current legislation approaches of a dozen countries to address the problem of disinformation. Our study provides an overview and captures the gaps in the approaches of these governments that need to be addressed.
Disinformation Risk Assessment: The Online News Market in Australia
The Business of Hate: Bankrolling Bigotry in Germany and the Online Funding of Hate Groups
Disinformation Risk Assessment: The Online News Market in Brazil
Media Market Risk Ratings: Nigeria
The Global Disinformation Index (GDI) and Paradigm Initiative have produced an overview of disinformation risk ratings for 34 of the most visited media sites in Nigeria.
Disrupting Online Harms: A New Approach
The Global Disinformation Index (GDI) is publishing its written submission to the Christchurch Call to Action (2019) to mark its two year anniversary and to call attention to these earlier but still critical recommendations for how best to guide the work ahead to counter violent extremism (CVE) online.
Media Market Risk Ratings: Malaysia
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Media Market Risk Ratings: India
U.S. Media and Perceptions of Disinformation Risks
GDI analysed informed online readers’ perceptions of disinformation risks for some of the most popular media sites in the United States.
Media Market Risk Ratings: South Africa
Media Market Risk Ratings: Latvia
Bankrolling Bigotry: An Overview of the Online Funding Strategies of American Hate Groups
This research aims to map out the online infrastructure behind hate groups’ financing and fundraising in order to support efforts to defund and therefore disempower hate movements in the U.S. This research was graciously funded by the Knight Foundation.
Ad Tech and Brands on Disinformation Sites – Weekly Tracker
Each week, GDI tracks the ad tech companies providing ad services to known disinformation sites. See below for a visual map of these ads and the tech companies serving them up. Focus of stories include protests, racial conflict and COVID-19 (sources, cures and responses).
Research Brief: Ad Tech Fuels Disinformation Sites in Europe – The Numbers and Players
The report shows how adverts for high street brands are inadvertently funding some of the most well-known sites for spreading disinformation in Europe.
Risk Assessment: South African Media Market
The report provides an in-depth breakdown of the disinformation risks recorded across the South African media market, based on findings for 30 of some of the top news sites in the country.
Risk Assessment: UK Media Market
The report provides an in-depth breakdown of the disinformation risks recorded across the UK media market, based on findings for 30 of some of the top news sites in the country.