Workshop in Milan : Techno-Scientific expertise and disinformation

Workshop in Milan : Techno-Scientific expertise and disinformation

Last Friday 14th February, the European Science-Media Hub was presented at the workshop of STS Italia. It was made in cooperation with the interdisciplinary network of Social Sciences and Humanities of Milano Politecnico (META). The workshop dealt with the intersection between techno-scientific expertise, the disinformation phenomenon and the role of media in this landscape called ...

Meet the new Members of the STOA Panel

The new leading team of the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) for the next 2,5 years was elected on 24th of October 2019 by the Members of the Panel.

ESMH : Science and Practice of Virality on Social Media

ESMH : Science and Practice of Virality on Social Media

What drives virality on social media platforms? And how the European message can be conveyed more effectively?

Kristof Varga at ESMH Event

Kristof Varga : “Content does not make things viral. People do.”

Kristof Varga is a Consultant on policy development and social media and formerly Director of the Public Division at Bakamo.Social. He participated in the ESMH event Virality and influencers in digital communication on 3 April 2019 in the European Parliament.

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ESMH Press Review – April 3, 2019

Climate change, open access and the fight against misinformation: check the ESMH selection of 33 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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Virality and influencers in digital communication

How technologies can carry and amplify messages, becoming viral? Who are the so-called Influencers and how they use the social media to increase the number of their Followers. Join the event of the European Science-Media Hub on 3 April in the European Parliament in Brussels.

Regulating disinformation with AI, STOA Study for ESMH

STOA study : Regulating disinformation with AI

This study examines the consequences of the increasingly prevalent use of artificial intelligence (AI) disinformation initiatives upon freedom of expression, pluralism and the functioning of a democratic polity. The study examines the trade-offs in using automated technology to limit the spread of disinformation online. It presents options (from self-regulatory to legislative) to regulate automated content ...

Automated tackling of disinformation, a STOA study for ESMH

STOA study : Automated tackling of disinformation

This study maps and analyses current and future threats from online misinformation, alongside currently adopted socio-technical and legal approaches. The challenges of evaluating their effectiveness and practical adoption are also discussed. Drawing on and complementing existing literature, the study summarises and analyses the findings of relevant journalistic and scientific studies and policy reports in relation ...