Media and Democracy

Launch of MediaWell Platform

Leading Research Council Announces New Digital Platform for Disinformation Scholarship The Social Science Research Council launched MediaWell, its latest initiative towards improving lives through healthier democracy WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, before an audience of policymakers, media, academics, and members of the public, the Social Science Research Council announced the launch of MediaWell, the Council’s latest digital initiative that represents an effort to unite the resources of academia to address the impact of disinformation on democracy. In light of the growing impacts of disinformation, misinformation, and fake news, scholars globally have increased their attention to studying these phenomena. The resulting volume of …