Safeguarding Democracy in the 2024 Global Elections
DCN Global launches a new initiative aimed to equip new media professionals and concerned citizens with the necessary tools and best practices to discern, analyze, and navigate the complex digital landscape during this important election year globally. The initiative includes:
1. Online Discussions
DCN will use its global reach and network to discuss combating disinformation in various parts of the world and decipher trends and practices that can be useful elsewhere. As part of this series, experts in digital communications, political analysis, and cybersecurity will come together to provide insights and practical strategies. Our discussions will cover a range of topics including identifying and countering disinformation, understanding the role of social media in elections, and employing digital tools to foster informed voting decisions. Each session will offer guidance on how to critically evaluate information sources, recognize bias, and understand tactics used in digital propaganda.
Dates: February 22, April 23, June 20, August 20, October 22, December 17
2. Monthly Newsletter & Video Series
A dedicated newsletter and informational videos with the most important elections’ disinformation trends and insights.
3. Elections Channel
DCN Global will create a space in its platform and a social media tool where our staff and members will post articles and other information in relation to instances of impactful disinformation in elections and practical solutions to combat it all over the world. We will also include quizzes contributing to broader understanding of the importance of truthful information as a safeguard of electoral integrity and democracy.
Join us as we prepare for one of the most digitally impacted election cycles in history, fostering a more informed and resilient global electorate!