Scientist: Trisha Meyer

Trisha Meyer ESMH scientistTrisha Meyer is an Assistant Professor at Vesalius College and a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Through her research and teaching, she explores the role and effects of technology and participatory mechanisms in governing societal problems, such as copyright infringement, disinformation and the transition to a sustainable lifestyle. Trisha has ten years of experience analysing the development and implementation of policies on online content moderation, focusing in particular on stakeholder engagement and lobbying techniques. Her monograph on the politics of online copyright enforcement in the EU was published with Palgrave Macmillan in 2017.

A scientist opinion, Trisha Meyer & Chris Marsden, an ESMH interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Trisha Meyer & Prof Chris Marsden about Technology & Disinformation

"In struggling to find a sustainable business model for the online environment, many traditional media providers have become almost exclusively reliant on advertising."

The promise and limitations of technological solutions to disinformation © Inked Pixels / Shutterstock

The promise and limitations of technological solutions to disinformation

How useful can machine-learning be in dealing with vectors of disinformation such as deep fakes or bots, and what are the implications of AI-powered fact-checking and deprioritising systems for media pluralism and freedom of expression?

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