News on How Misinformation Spreads

“PDF CEE (Central & Eastern Europe) is a platform for exchanging ideas and experiences of activists, including Central and Eastern Europe region dealing with increasing civic engagement and transparency in social and political life with the support of new technologies. In Poland since 2013, PDF CEE is the largest European edition of the American Personal Democracy Forum […]

“The Web Conference (formerly known as WWW conference) is a yearly international conference on the topic of the World Wide Web The conference began in 1994 at CERN and is organized each year by a local team of volunteers in different parts of the world who come together to organize the conference in collaboration with the International World Wide […]

“The 5th world conference on Media and Mass Communications (MEDCOM 2019) will serve as a platform for transferring knowledge to the future of Media and Mass Communication. The Conference will bring together a range of academics, independent researchers, artists and activists at one place to share the research findings, innovations, and experiences in the field of […]

“The International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety) is an annual gathering of leading social media researchers from around the world. Now, in its 10th year, the 2019 conference is being held in Toronto, Canada from July 19 to 21. From its inception, the conference has focused on the best practices for studying the impact and […]

“For the sixth year running, the Global Fact-Checking Summit (Global Fact) will bring together fact-checkers, journalists, scholars, and representatives of tech platforms, as well as other professionals and students interested in this form of journalism. Global Fact is a practitioner’s conference: Participants come to share their experiences and learn about best practices to implement in their […]

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“RightsCon is the world’s leading conference on human rights in the digital age, brought to you by Access Now. We bring together business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, government representatives, technologists, and human rights defenders to tackle pressing issues at the intersection of human rights and digital technology. RightsCon is where the global community comes […]

“Since 1999, journalists, media executives and scholars from around the world have had an annual meeting in Austin, Texas to discuss the impact of the digital revolution on  journalism. The International Symposium on Online Journalism is a program of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, a unique conference […]

As Facebook assumed its central role in the information landscape, the company quietly made decisions that boosted profits with little regard to the consequences for privacy, politics, and the news industry. When those controversial calls and other travails associated with abuses of the platform gradually came to light, Facebook, as early investor Roger McNamee put […]

Just how factually accurate are most health articles you come across? You might be savvy enough to sort Goop from the Mayo Clinic, but when it comes to traditional news outlets, you might also be surprised to learn how much false information is really out there. Health Feedback, a bipartisan network of scientists who collectively […]

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