The LSE has launched a Truth, Trust and Technology (T3) Commission. This new research group will be investigating issues around truth and trust online this covers the topical issue of fake news as well as journalism standards, online regulation, media literacy. It is led by Professor Charlie Beckett and overseen by a group of Commissioners, including LSE academics as well as leading figures from the media and information sectors,
It will investigate and publish on current trends, policy and strategy opportunities and provide ideas for solving the pressing challenges. Information on events and publications will be added to the website.
In France President Macron gave a press conference in which he proposes a law against fake news in France. The transcript is available en français.