UK Government: “This toolkit will help support the dissemination of reliable, truthful information that underpins our democracy. RESIST stands for (Recognise disinformation, Early warning, Situational Insight, Impact analysis, Strategic communication, Track outcomes).
This toolkit will:
- build your resilience to the threat of disinformation
- give you guidance on how to identify a range of different types of disinformation consistently and effectively
- help you prevent and tackle the spread of disinformation
- enable you to develop a response when disinformation affects your organisation’s ability to do its job or represents a threat to the general public.
The toolkit promotes a consistent approach to the threat and provides 6 steps to follow.
RESIST Disinformation: a toolkit
The purpose of this toolkit is to help you prevent the spread of disinformation. It will enable you to develop a response when disinformation affects your organisation’s ability to do its job, the people who depend on your services, or represents a threat to the general public.
What is disinformation?
Disinformation is the deliberate creation and/or sharing of false information with the intention to deceive and mislead audiences. The inadvertent sharing of false information is referred to as misinformation.
Who is this toolkit for?
Government and public sector communications professionals, as well as policy officers, senior managers and special advisers….(More)”