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SOMA consortium scales up anti-disinformation efforts across EU Member States

Horizon-2020-supported Social Observatory for Disinformation and Social Media Analysis links academic, technological and media expertise to combat disinformation (SOMA).

ESMH Press Review 2 July 2019

ESMH Press Review – July 3, 2019

Solar energy, sustainable transport and easier healthy cooking making : check the ESMH selection of 25 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media !

#Tekoälyaika – Finland’s 1% AI education strategy artificial intelligence

#Tekoälyaika – Finland’s 1% AI education strategy

Finland became the first country in the world offering AI education to the general public. The objective: free AI education for 1% of the population. What is Finland’s aim and will EU countries be able to follow suit in democratising AI and reinforce civic education?

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AI, machine learning & automation: what future for journalism?

What does the rise of automation mean to media makers? How is AI affecting journalism? Which role can algorithms play in this changing context and what are the possible ethical implications? How to combine AI and humans in the journalism of the future?

ESMH Press Review – June 19, 2019

ESMH Press Review – June 19, 2019

Personalised nutrition, renewable energy and twitter bots: check the ESMH selection of 20 science & tech news published in the last 3 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!"

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George Markopoulos : “We trawl through social media because that is where the most heated debates are happening right now.”

George Markopoulos is Associate Professor at the Department of Linguistics of the School of Philosophy National and Kapodistrian, at the University of Athens. He participated in the ESMH event Virality and influencers in digital communication on 3 April in the European Parliament.

AI could boost journalism with smart tools ESMH article

AI could boost journalism with smart tools

Artificial intelligence could be used in the newsrooms and journalists should be trained and prepared for the impact on communication. Experts think that AI can both free journalists from doing the boring stuff and can give them clever new tools for doing things they could never do before. But in the wrong hands, the same technology can also be used to spread disinformation.

ESMH summer school for young journalists “AI and journalism”, 4-7 June 2019

Summer school for young journalists “AI and journalism”, 4-7 June 2019 – ESMH

The three-day science event for young media-makers (summer school) has been organised by the European Science-Media Hub with the cooperation of the European Youth Press network (EYP) and it will provide an overview of existing interlinks between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Journalism.