The Commission has launched a public consultation on fake news and online disinformation and set up a High-Level Expert Group representing academics, online platforms, news media and civil society organisations.

graphic showing a person with a question mark over his head and reading a  newspaper entitled "Fake news daily" in the background a laptop with text fake news is shown

The work of the High-Level Expert Group as well as the results of the public consultation will contribute to the development of an EU-level strategy on how to tackle the spreading of fake news, to be presented in spring 2018.

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Speech by Digital Economy and Society Commissioner  Mariya Gabriel (in French)