Background report: Empowering Audiences – Against Misinformation Through ‘Prebunking’

Download the report   Author: Michael Bang Petersen, Professor of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark  Executive Summary Exposure to misinformation can change people’s views but often the impact is limited because specific attitudes are often rooted in larger worldviews that are difficult to change. Nonetheless, exposure to misinformation can have a number of other adverse […]

Book chapter: Counterspeech – Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Countering Dangerous Speech

Description This volume looks at the forms and functions of counterspeech as well as what determines its effectiveness and success from multidisciplinary perspectives. Counterspeech is in line with international human rights and freedom of speech, and it can be a much more powerful tool against dangerous and toxic speech than blocking and censorship. In the […]