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

Jane Suiter is a professor at Dublin City University (DCU). With a focus on the public sphere and, in particular, on scaling up deliberation and disinformation, Jane is principal investigator of both Provenance, a multimillion-euro interdisciplinary EU-funded project that sets out to combat disinformation, and JOLT, a Marie Curie Innovative Training Network on harnessing digital ...

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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 (www.adaptcentre.ie), 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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Provenance: ‘Stop and think’ before sharing online content

Challenging dis- information in the news requires a multi faceted, multi disciplinary and multi media approach. The EU funded project ‘Provenance’ focuses on helping people evaluate online content, equipping them with media literacy skills and discouraging the sharing of unreliable information. Could interventions like this change the dynamics of social sharing by encouraging engagement with high-quality content?

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Walter Quattrociocchi on the Infodemic and how disinformation spreads on different social media

Associate Professor Walter Quattrociocchi of the Sapienza University of Rome recently published a study called ‘The COVID-19 social media infodemic’. By analysing massive amounts of data on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Reddit and Gab, Quattrociocchi and his team assessed the global evolution of discourse for each platform and its users. For him understanding the social dynamics ...

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Joana Gonçalves de Sá: “Mitigate the misinformation pandemic by ‘vaccinating’ the susceptible individuals first.”

Joana Gonçalves de Sá is an Invited Associate Professor at the Physics Department of Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, and was the recipient of an ERC Starting Grant to study human behavior using the online spread of ’fake news’ as a model system. Disinformation and misinformation are not a new problem, so why did ...

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ESMH Press Review – December 10, 2020

COVID-19 misinformation, climate crisis & internet of things. Check out the ESMH selection of 20 science and tech news published in the last weeks on the web.

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Coronavirus: Journalists, researchers and policy-makers discuss tackling misinformation at ESMH event

Everyone is looking for news during the Covid-19 crisis and traditional media play an important role in providing people with reliable health information during the pandemic and helping them to navigate through the effects of the virus. However, misinformation and false information have also increased during the crisis. This particularly affects vulnerable sections of society ...