SFU researchers receive over $6 million to tackle online disinformation, foster data fluencies

Simon Fraser University has received $6.22 million (CAD) from the Mellon Foundation to support an effort to counter the impacts of discriminatory online misinformation and algorithms.

The funding from the U.S.-based foundation will go towards a Data Fluencies Project aimed at exploring, analyzing and taking action against mis- and disinformation.

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