18 July 2013
Manipulation fools. Stop letting someone think instead of you!
The first edition of „Activ” thematic page against informational manipulation by means of mass-media was published, being authored by the Association of Independent Press (API) under a project financed by Free Press Unlimited organization from the Netherlands. The thematic page shall be distributed alongside with the newspapers: „Jurnal de Chişinău”, „Ziarul de Gardă”, „Ziarul Naţional”, „Cuvântul” (Rezina), „Cuvântul Liber” (Leova), „Observatorul de Nord” (Soroca), „Gazeta de Sud” (Cimişlia), „Ecoul Nostru” (Sângerei), „Est Curier” (Criuleni), „Unghiul” (Ungheni), „Glia Drochiană” (Drochia), „Expresul” (Ungheni), „SP” (Bălţi), „Ora Locală” (Ialoveni), „Căuşenii” (Căuşeni), „Opinia Liberă” (Orhei) and „Vesti Gagauzii” (Comrat).
The goal of the project is to diminish the impacts of informational manipulation through educating and informing citizens, and publicizing cases of manipulation by means of mass-media.
The publication of the thematic page is possible under the project „Manipulation fools. Stop letting someone think instead of you!”. In addition, the campaign includes the monitoring of mass-media institutions in regard to manipulative coverage of public interest information, debates on informational manipulation, etc.
"Activ" page against informational manipulation by means of mass-media is issued owing to the financial support of Free Press Unlimited under the project „Campaign against informational manipulation by means of mass-media”, implemented by API.