On April 3 international media started publishing videos and pictures of the massacre that took place in Bucha, a Ukrainian town in Kiev’s region.
This article has been originally published on the Italian fact-checking project Facta.news, part of the EDMO network, on April 4, 2022.
In order to have a complete understanding of disinformation, access to relevant datasets of the online platforms is key as it would allow to identify actors, vectors, tools, trends and patterns.
There is a lot of disturbing and potentially traumatizing digital material coming out of Ukraine, especially in the form of images and videos.
The European Digital Media Observatory website, along other EDMO hubs website, had been made unavailable as a probable consequence of malicious actions