CEDMO aims to boost original and high-quality research on disinformation. To this end, it places value on basing fresh insights into this phenomenon using rigorous scientific theories, hypotheses and methods. It also encourages the development of interdisciplinary and hybrid approaches that combine methods from the empirical sciences with those of the humanities. Furthermore, CEDMO has transformative ambitions so it focuses on the development and implementation of the latest tools and techniques from data and information science and dynamic systems.
CEDMO research will focus on:
- Detect, analyse and disclose disinformation campaigns at the national and multinational level;
- Analyse disinformation campaigns’ impact on society and democracy;
- Promote media literacy activities;
- Monitor the digital media ecosystem, in cooperation with the CEDMO ecosystem, public institutions and national authorities.