As the Russia invasion of Ukraine continues, people around the world are trying to make sense of this fast-unfolding tragedy. However, accessing accurate and trustworthy information about an active conflict is a minefield littered with mis- and disinformation, myths, and conspiracy theories.
To help policy makers and the public find accurate information about the conflict and stem the tide of misinformation, we are pleased to announce the release of the ConflictMisinfo.org Dashboard. The dashboard is an information management tool for monitoring online misinformation and disinformation about the Russia-Ukraine war. It tracks and visualizes debunked claims from hundreds of trusted fact-checkers based around the world, such as AFP, Reuters, and others. The dashboard is available in English, Ukrainian and Russian.
About the Project Team
The Russia-Ukraine Conflict dashboard is developed by the Social Media Lab at Ted Rogers School of Management in Toronto as part of our ongoing research on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories.
The data for the dashboard comes from the Google Fact Check Tools API and is collected using a custom script developed by the Lab. Once collected, we process and translate the data before displaying it via the dashboard.
How to use the ConflictMisinfo Dashboard
- Use the drop-down menu to narrow your search parameters or click on any of the data points on the various interactive charts.
- Click on the URLs in the table to learn more about each fact-checked claim.
- To reset the previously selected filter(s), click on the little back arrow button in the upper left corner of the chart.
- To reset the entire dashboard, use the ‘reload page’ button in your browser.