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Region: Western Europe
Maldita.es is a non-profit foundation and media outlet, verified signatory of the IFCN’s Code of Principles since 2018, focused on fighting disinformation and promoting transparency through fact-checking and data journalism techniques. Maldita.es’s main mission is to provide citizens with tools, technology and information so that they can make informed decisions.
Maldita.es works to contribute to a more fact-based public debate and to raise public awareness of misinformation and its social impact through media literacy, academic research and fact-based advocacy. Maldita.es was the only Spanish organization appointed by the European Commission to take part in the High level Group on Fake News and Disinformation and is currently part of the Iberfier EDMO hub for Spain and Portugal. It was awarded the European Press Prize on innovation in 2021.