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Active participation by CSOs is key to offering a comprehensive response to disinformation, says the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in its opinion Action Plan against Disinformation, adopted at its latest plenary session. Propping up the action plan to counter disinformation, presented by the Commission and the EU High Representative, EESC highlighted the fact that disinformation can be defined as verifiably false or misleading information that is created, presented and disseminated for economic gain or to intentionally deceive the public. It is causing public harm and threatening democracy. Read more here

Source: Europost

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