Traceable Original Journalistic Content (TOJC)


In a digital environment where each individual can generate information, it becomes crucial to be able to identify and authenticate original content produced by journalists in order to differentiate and promote it, and thus disseminate high-quality information which is both traceable and distinguishable from fake news.

Keywords :
information label, information traceability, security management, standards, fake news

14 months

People involved

Principal investigator

Prof. Nicole Glassey Balet (HES-SO Valais-Wallis)



Prof. Jean-Luc Beuchat (HES-SO Valais-Wallis)

Matthieu Delaloye (HES-SO Valais-Wallis)

Zhan Liu (HES-SO Valais-Wallis)

Fabian Cretton (HES-SO Valais-Wallis)


Media partners

Frédéric Gris (ESH Médias)

Sébastien Hersant (ESH Médias)

Academic institutions

Institute of Information Systems – IIG (HES-SO Valais-Wallis)

Media partners

ESH Médias


This project started in October 2019 and is ongoing

Related call for projects

Helping media fight misinformation and restore the public’s trust

In the media

Forum des idées – Un label AOC pour les articles de journaux” (RTS-La 1ère)

Médias: vers la création d’un label «AOC» pour les articles de qualité?” (Le Nouvelliste)