Suiter & Eileen Culloty interview: provenance dictionnary definition

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Professor Jane Suiter & Eileen Culloty about the EU Project Provenance

Eileen Culloty is a post-doctoral researcher at the DCU Institute for Future Media, Democracy and Society, where she leads research on countering disinformation as part of the Provenance project. She sits on the management board of JOLT, where she investigates how to harness digital and data technology for journalism. Eileen is co-author, alongside Jane Suiter, ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Professor Owen Conlan about the EU Project Provenance

Professor Owen Conlan is a researcher and educator at Trinity College Dublin. He guides the technical development of the Provenance Horizon 2020 project and he also leads the Digitally Enhanced Engagement strand at the large-scale ADAPT research centre (, which focuses on research on digital content technology and how people interact with it. Owen is ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Professor Oscar Espiritusanto about the EU Project Provenance

Oscar Espiritusanto is a professor at the University Carlos III of Madrid at the Department of Journalism and Audiovisual Communication, and he teaches classes to master’s students on citizen journalism, participation, user-generated content, verification and human rights. As a researcher at Fundación Cibervoluntarios, he focuses on new audiences, fake news and misinformation to generate tools ...

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ESMH Media Review – May 12, 2021

Disinformation, AI & Covid-19: check out the ESMH selection of 29 science & tech news published in the last weeks on the web.

Renee DiResta interview, newspapers on a laptop

Renée DiResta: “The effectiveness of countering Covid-19 disinformation depends on the degree of trust your government enjoys”

Renée DiResta is the Technical Research Manager at the Stanford Internet Observatory. She investigates the spread of malign narratives across social and other media networks. Renee’s areas of research include disinformation and propaganda by state-sponsored actors, and health misinformation and conspiracy theories. Renee has advised Congress, the State Department, and other academic, civic, and business ...

Stephan Lewandowsky ESMH interview

Interview with Stephan Lewandowsky, cognitive scientist at the University of Bristol

Stephan Lewandowsky is a cognitive scientist with an interest in computational modelling. Recently, he has become particularly interested in how people update their memories if things they believe turn out to be false. This has led him to examine the persistence of misinformation and spread of “fake news” in society. He has become particularly interested ...

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Infodemic: how coronavirus became the litmus test for tech companies’ struggle to contain mis- & disinformation

Face to the 'infodemic': Facebook, Twitter and Google are among the actors pushed into action in the face of fast spreading Covid-19 disinformation but the efficiency of their efforts will need proper evaluation. As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic that found most governments around the world unprepared, Covid-19 related mis- and disinformation threatens ...

Stephen Turner interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Stephen Turner about Infodemic

Interview with Stephen Turner, head of Public Policy EU/Belgium for Twitter. Stephen manages the company's relations with EU regulatory bodies, policymakers, NGOs and civil society organisations across all Twitter issue areas – including freedom of expression, transparency, disinformation, illegal content, consumer protection, and privacy and data protection. Twitter's measures to tackle disinformation were monitored by ...