Veridica is focusing on monitoring, analyzing and debunking fake news, disinformation and manipulation campaigns in Central and Eastern Europe, in an increasingly fluid geopolitical context.
Our aim is to increase the degree of awareness and understanding of this phenomenon among our readers.
Veridica's board includes experts and academics from Romania, Moldova and Ukraine, the core-team is made up of journalists from Romania, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine while our contributors include journalists and experts from Bulgaria, Poland, Serbia, Hungary, Ukraine, Turkey and Czech Republic.
What are we doing:
We investigate disinformation ecosystems, the campaigns of state and non-state actors of fake news, hate speech, propaganda, kompromat, populism.
We monitor, identify and debunk fake news and fake narratives in Central and Eastern Europe; they are collected in the Database.
We publish analyzes, editorials and interviews and document the way disinformation is politically instrumentalized and generates political, social, economic crises.
We organise training courses and workshops for journalists.
We monitor in real time the press and social networks in the electoral elections in Romania and the Republic of Moldova.
We host debates with journalists and experts from the country and abroad.
We develop media literacy activities.