Disinformation Cases

This database represents a collection of all disinformation and fake news cases our Digital Forensic Center Team will research, categorize and debunk as disinformation or fake news. DFC focuses on key messages carried in Montenegrin and wider information space, with and aim of spreading semi-truthful, distorted or completely fake views and information with the goal of discrediting and undermining democratic countries and societies.

Under “disinformation” is considered article/media report that:

  • contains a combination of true, semi-truthful and false contents/information,
  • this does not necessarily imply, that this media outlet is aware of the inaccurate information or/and is linked to the source of disinfo, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform.

Under “fake news” is considered article/media report that:

  • is original article/media report that contains completely inaccurate and not-fact based information and content
  • this content is created with a particular aim of disinforming the public, hence, distort the truth and show false info as facts