iThrust News Certificate: A Blockchain-Based Solution for News Verification and Reputation Management

  • Aleksandar Miljkovic Criminalistic and Police University, Belgrade
  • Milan Cabarkapa Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac
  • Filip Miljkovic Criminalistic and Police University, Belgrade
  • Ljubisa Bojic Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade
Keywords: fake news, blockchain, smart-contracts


The proliferation of fake news and misinformation in the digital era poses a significant challenge to news organizations and content creators. In this paper, we introduce iThrust News Certificate, the architecture of an online blockchain-based solution designed to combat fake news, enhance news verification, and maintain reputation within the media ecosystem. Unlike previous attempts, iThrust News Certificate focuses on user-friendly features while ensuring transparency and reliability.