Between 19 November 2020 and 9 January 2021, Media Development Center, a Kyrgyz media organization, and MEMO 98, a Slovak non-profit specialist media-monitoring organization, monitored social media in the run-up to the 10 January early presidential election...
MEMO 98 is featured in the publication titled “The Many Faces Fighting Disinformation: Safeguarding Civil Society’s Role in the Response to Information Disorders" as an organization monitoring elections in the digital age.
While not winning on social media, Japarov takes the presidency
Bishkek, Bratislava, 11 January 2021
Monitoring of the Kyrgyz snap presidential election showed that Sadyr Japarov was outcompeted by other candidates on social media but that did not stop him...
Bidzina Ivanishvili most active on Facebook but Mikheil Saakashvili more popular. From among parties, UNM more active than the Georgian Dream. European Georgia spent more money on FB ads than any other party.
Moldovan election: Incumbent Dodon way behind Usatîi and Sandu in social media campaign
Moldova’s incumbent President Igor Dodon is losing out on social media to his ideological rival Renato Usatîi and the pro-European candidate Maia...
The main purpose of the monitoring was to determine if voters had ample information to make qualified choices at the ballot box and whether this information was sufficiently diverse, balanced, and of adequate quality. Since we wanted to have the most prec
As the world faces its worse pandemic in over a century, there is little doubt where the virus originated and how it spread to the rest of the world. Nevertheless, it has become the subject of a massive propaganda and disinformation campaign,...
MEMO 98 and the Slovak media regulator organized a webinar on 14 April at the participation of Google, Facebook, Twitter, Access Now, members of ERGA, representatives of the European Commission, experts on disinformation, journalists, academia, interested
The symposium brought together policymakers, academics, NGOs and other stakeholders to discuss how to make social media and our democratic discourses more resilient to extremism and disinformation, especially in light of elections. The aim of the COMPACT