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Real411 making news internationally!

Media Monitoring Africa, and the South African Electoral Commission launched a world first initiative that is the Digital Disinformation Complaints (DDC) process to govern and engage on the issue of disinformation during the election period. In order to act on disinformation, the IEC is using the Real411 platform. Since the launch, the initiative is making news internationally, see some of the reports below.

Date Media outletTitle
April 1, 2019EWNKEEPING IT REAL: IEC, PARTNERS LAUNCH SITE TO CURB ELECTIONS DISINFORMATION
April 1, 2019News24IEC launches groundbreaking website to tackle disinformation
April 1, 2019SABCIEC and MMA partner to combat disinformation
April 1, 2019702IEC launches online platform to combat fake news
April 1, 2019SowetanLiveIEC moves to flush out false social media influence on elections outcome
April 1, 2019EncaIEC launches online platform to curb fake news
April 1, 2019Jacaranda NewsMedia Monitoring Africa, IEC to monitor ‘fake news’
April 1, 2019Capricorn FMPlan to fight fake news ahead of elections launched
April 1, 2019WorldNewsIEC launches groundbreaking website to tackle disinformation
April 1, 2019SA GovernmentElectoral Commission launches online reporting platform for digital disinformation
April 1, 2019ITWebIEC to fight fake news on social media
April 1, 2019The1873TVKeeping it real: IEC, partners launch site to curb elections disinformation
April 1, 2019AllAfrica.comSouth Africa: Electoral Commission Launches Online Reporting Platform for Digital Disinformation
April 1, 2019HTXTIEC launches online disinformation reporting platform for 2019 elections
April 2 2019SAFM SunriseIEC has teaIEC has teamed up with Media Monitoring Africa to guard against misleading informationmed up with Media Monitoring Africa to guard against misleading information
April 2, 2019OfmIEC launches groundbreaking website to tackle disinformation
April 2, 2019Polity.orgIEC launches online reporting platform to combat digital disinformation
April 2, 2019MSN NewsIEC launches online platform to curb fake news
April 2, 2019Daily MaverickFake news monitor launched for 2019 election season
April 2, 2019Boksburg AdvertiserIEC launches online reporting platform for digital disinformation
April 2, 2019OkayAfricaSouth Africa is Tackling Fake News Head-on Ahead of May Elections
April 2, 2019UnknownIEC has launched an innovative website to address disinformation
April 2, 2019XinhuanetS. Africa makes fresh bid to streamline election campaigns
April 2, 2019SABC Radio | @sabcnewsFocus should be on advantages of online platform: MMA
April 2, 2019All4WomenNew IEC online reporting platform to help combat fake news
April 2, 2019Alberton RecordElections 2019: IEC and MMA launch Digital Disinformation Complaints platform
April 2, 2019Springs AdvertiserElectoral Commission launches online reporting platform to report digital disinformation
April 3, 2019Daily Maverick2019 election guide: How to detect misinformation, bots, trolls and sockpuppets
April 5, 2019Daily Maverick‘It’s not possible to rig an election in South Africa’ — IEC chair