Disinfo Update 04/04/2023

Good day, Disinfo Update readers,

Welcome to your bi-weekly newsletter, providing you with a selection of news, events and announcements in the disinformation area.

Amongst today’s selection of news, you’ll get insights as to the latest developments in the European Media Freedom Act (EMFA), including France’s U-turn on media exemption. On the must-read list: Twitter’s API access tiers reveal, and our research team’s March fact-checked disinformation trends, with a specific focus on AI generated content. In terms of events, we’ll host a webinar on Foreign Information Manipulation and Interference (FIMI) on 13 April with Nicolas Hénin – registration link below!  

A final tip: we’ve probably all known that feeling – a mix of uncertainty and confusion -, in front of an unfamiliar, new term in the disinformation field. If it were to happen again, you’ll hopefully remember that we’ve developed a disinformation glossary (available here). Gathering 150+ entries with snap definitions and concrete examples, we hope you’ll find this accessible tool helpful!

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Disinfo news & updates New API plans. After announcing in February that it would be changing its API rules, on March 29, Twitter finally disclosed its new API access tiers. In this thread, the social media platform details the three access levels: free, basic, and enterprise, with more information on prices, read and write limits. The Coalition for Independent Technology Research (CITR), an alliance seeking to advance, defend, and sustain the right to study the impact of technology on society, which had urged

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