Opportunities

Browse or search our collection of calls for papers, conference announcements, funding, and other opportunities. Our events calendar is available here.

The Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship is a year-long dynamic experiential fellowship that blends educational opportunities with work experience to accelerate your career in journalism. Overview: Get a full-time job with one of our participating news organizations throughout the United States Gather with other fellows and instructors weekly to learn about and discuss today’s most pressing journalistic […]

What are the financial, social, and human costs of misinformation? What is the price that businesses, hospitals, civil society groups, and schools pay for false or misleading information online? How can researchers support public officials and especially the communities targeted by disinformation campaigns when costing out “fake news funds” and building capacity for digital resilience? […]

Evidence-based strategies to combat health mis- and disinformation and to increase the uptake of reliable health information are critical to an effective and equitable pandemic response. The Mercury Project invites letters of inquiry for research projects that address one or more of the following goals: 1)  estimating the causal impacts of mis- and disinformation on online and […]

The Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics (IDDP) at The George Washington University is pleased to announce a call for fellowship proposals in support of research projects aligned with IDDP’s mission. IDDP’s mission is to help the public, journalists, and policymakers understand digital media’s influence on public dialogue and opinion, and to develop sound solutions to disinformation […]

Call for Papers Political Influencers Special Issue Editors: Martin J. Riedl (University of Texas-Austin), Josephine Lukito (University of Texas-Austin) and Samuel Woolley (University of Texas-Austin) Abstract submission deadline: October 15, 2021 Full paper submission deadline: March 1, 2022 Disinformation-for-Hire and Click Farming around the World: Identities, Incentives, Infrastructures Special Issue Editors: Rafael Grohmann (Unisinos University, […]

The Knight Institute invites submissions for its spring symposium, “Lies, Free Speech, and the Law” to be held at Columbia Law School, on April 14-15, 2022. The symposium will explore how the law regulates, or should regulate, false and misleading speech.  A more detailed discussion of the theme of the symposium is below, followed by […]

This programme invites UK and US-based researchers at any career stage, and active in any discipline within the humanities and social sciences, to submit proposals focused on UK-US vaccine engagement, including examples of community confidence and hesitancy. Aims COVID-19 is the most challenging health crisis we have faced for decades. Its impacts are changing lives, […]

The Digital Democracy Center invites applications for one or more positions as Postdoc. The position is located in the newly launched Digital Democracy Centre DDC at SDU (www.sdu.dk/ddc/). The position is vacant from January 15, 2022 (or as soon as possible) The DDC stands for a socio-technical, interdisciplinary approach combining theory and methods from social […]

This programme provides UK and G7-based researchers at any career stage, and active in any discipline within the humanities and social sciences, to submit proposals focused on vaccine engagement, including examples of community confidence and hesitancy in Japan, Canada, Italy, Germany and France. Aims COVID-19 is the most challenging health crisis we have faced for […]

With the pervasiveness of social networks and media, digital information (health, climate, political, news articles, etc.) can be easily created and shared online by individuals, includes people and bots. This significantly changes how humans access, search and perceive information. More people are making their economic, political, health and daily life decisions by referring to online […]

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