We exist to disrupt online disinformation.

Our Mission

Our mission is to catalyse change. We aim to disrupt the business model of disinformation, breaking the perverse incentives that exist to create and disseminate disinformation online.

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What We Do

GDI provides independent, neutral and transparent data and intelligence to advise policymakers and business leaders about how to combat disinformation and its creators.

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Research

We’re a data-driven organisation. Explore our latest research into disinformation and its harms.

Research

Ad-funded Elections Integrity Disinformation

GDI's briefing on elections integrity adversarial narratives within ad-funded disinformation in the lead up to the 2022 midterm elections.

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Research

Ad Tech Policy and Enforcement Gaps: Challenges and Solutions

GDI analysed current ad tech policies and their enforcement in the present policy landscape. Read our recommendations on how to strengthen initiatives aimed at protecting our online spaces from harmful content.

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Disrupting Disinformation: A Global Snapshot of Government Initiatives

GDI has examined the current legislation approaches of a dozen countries to address the problem of disinformation. Our study provides an overview and captures the gaps in the approaches of these governments that need to be addressed.

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Media Market Assessments

GDI assesses disinformation risk in media markets around the world. Explore our latest country reports here.

Country Study

Seeking Expressions of Interest: Implementation Partners for the Global Disinformation Index’s Media Market Risk Assessments

A call for in-country partners to collaborate with GDI on our Media Market Risk Assessment projects.

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Country Study

Disinformation Risk Assessment: The Online News Market in Chile

In collaboration with Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, GDI has released a new study on disinformation risks within Chile’s media market.

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Country Study

Disinformation Risk Assessment: The Online News Market in Colombia

The following report presents findings pertaining to disinformation risks for the media market in Colombia, based on a study of 34 news domains.

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Latest News

Want to learn about the breaking news, trends, and thought leadership within the information ecosystem? Read GDI’s latest.

Blog

Privacy, data disclosure, and bringing in the experts — a new paradigm for tech regulation

Designing the next generation of internet regulations.

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As Regulators Talk of Facebook, TikTok Looms.

TikTok is currently dominating the social media space — and regulators need to catch up.

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Towards a Tech New Deal

What would it take to equip tech companies with the regulatory tools required to reduce the harm caused by their products?

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