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

Disinformation Risk Assessment: The Online News Market in Indonesia

The following report presents findings pertaining to disinformation risks for the media market in Indonesia, based on a study of 38 news domains.

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Country Study

Disinformation Risk Assessment: The Online News Market in Argentina 2022

GDI’s latest assessment of Argentina’s media market provides an overview of insights into the Argentinian media market and its overall levels of disinformation risk, along with the strengths and challenges the sites face in mitigating disinformation risks.

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Country Study

The Online News Market in Australia

The Global Disinformation Index (GDI) and the Queensland University of Technology’s Digital Media Research Centre have produced an overview of disinformation risk ratings for 34 of the most visited media sites in Australia.

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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

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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Disinformation as Adversarial Narrative Conflict

What is disinformation? What is adversarial narrative conflict? Here's what you need to know.

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