Safeguarding Human Rights Defenders during COVID-19
We call for your innovative ideas to safeguard human rights and its defenders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Human Rights Work in Africa: From Digitization in Uganda to #RightsCon 2019 in Tunisia
This month, Future Challenges kicked off a brand new project on Digital Human Rights Work in Uganda. The three-year collaboration with betterplace lab is funded by the BMZ (Federal Ministry for Development Cooperation) with support of the GIZ Uganda (the German Corporation for International Cooperation).
The rise of the trolls and bots: politics, propaganda and the Internet
Since social media has heralded the era of post-factual truth, digital propaganda climbed onto the stage. And the bad news is – it’s here to stay, so we better learn how to expose it. Since always politics and propaganda are walking side by side. Propaganda used as tool to convey […]
Fake News: How to Separate Facts from Fiction
Hoaxes, fake videos and image manipulations are nightmares for every journalist. Since citizen media – so called eyewitness videos or photos, floats the social media sphere, you cannot simply trust what you see. Here’s how to keep a cool head when filtering news from noise. Does anyone remember the […]