The results of this public consultation around fake news and the measures to its minimisation is conducted through a questionnaire that will help assess the effectiveness of current actions by market players and other stakeholders, the need for scaling them up and introducing new actions to address different types of fake news. Target Groups are listed to be Citizens, Social media platforms, News organisations, Academia, and Civil society organisations.
The consultation will collect information on:
1. Definition of fake information and their spread online
2. Assessment of measures already taken by platforms, news media companies and civil society organisations to counter the spread of fake information online
3. Scope for future actions to strengthen quality information and prevent the spread of disinformation online.