June 1, 2018  |  Updated June 5, 2018

Disinformation Detection System: 2018 Italian Elections

By Alexandre Alaphilippe

From December 2017 to March 2018 the EU DisinfoLab had conducted a project aimed at developing our “Disinformation Detection System” – first in use during the 2016 French elections – and implementing it in Italy, which held its General Election on March 4th.

Below is our full report, diving into our methodology and providing a compilation of the most notorious disinformation stories, or so-called “fake news”, that we analysed in that period.

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