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Disinformation on social media during the COVID-19 pandemic

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A panel discussion presented by the Faculty of Information & Media Studies and open to everyone. This panel will discuss many of the challenges confronted by journalists today with identifying and combatting disinformation. The panel brings together academic experts in…
In the Ukraine conflict, fake fact-checks are being used to spread disinformation
4 months ago

In the Ukraine conflict, fake fact-checks are being used to spread disinformation

Researchers at Clemson University’s Media Forensics Hub and ProPublica identified more than a dozen videos that purport to debunk apparently nonexistent Ukrainian fakes
Could a dedicated disinformation beat help address the infodemic in Canada?
9 months ago

Could a dedicated disinformation beat help address the infodemic in Canada?

From vaccine hesitancy to the rise of far-right extremism, COVID-19 has mainstreamed conspiracy theories at an astonishing rate, with devastating impacts — but the handful of reporters and researchers addressing them in Canada say they don’t have the resources to respond to the country’s dis- and misinformation crisis alone
Browsing Disinformation

Browsing Disinformation

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Join The Markup for a panel discussion on measuring the spread of deceptive information, and learn about multiple ways to assess tech platform behavior.

Journalists for Human Rights Mis/Disinformation Training

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I’m currently working with Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) on a project to engage and train media practitioners in southern Ontario on tools and techniques to understand and investigating mis/disinformation in the news. The workshop covers a background on the…
Operation Infektion 2.0? State-sponsored journalism and disinformation
3 years ago

Operation Infektion 2.0? State-sponsored journalism and disinformation

How do democracies deal with disinformation that is indistinguishable from journalism?
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