Misinformation / DML Prevalence: Portugal
Research indicates that misinformation or disinformation events are rather uncommon in Portugal as compared to other European countries. The high-profile misinformation events have recently emerged in the country during the election period. Seven examples of misinformation or disinformation events in Portugal have been provided in the “1 — Misinfo/DML Prevalence” tab of the attached spreadsheet. These examples cover some of the disinformation events in the country and insights into the prevalence/awareness of disinformation.
Parliament to Debate Fake News
- The Portuguese parliament held a discussion on misinformation and fake news to ensure safe elections.
How Does a Fake News Network Works in Portugal
- This article provides insights into how disinformation or fake news are spread in Portugal using Facebook.