Media Literacy in Europe

"Media literacy enables citizens of all ages to navigate the modern news environment and take informed decisions."

Tackling online disinformation

The exposure of citizens to large scale disinformation, including misleading or outright false information, is a major challenge for Europe. The European Commission is working to implement a clear, comprehensive and broad set of actions to tackle the spread and impact of online disinformation in Europe and ensure the protection of European values and democratic systems.

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Use the BE MEDIA SMART tips and resources to help you judge the accuracy and reliability of information.