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Academic track | Fakes, misinformation and fact-checking: Current research (part 1)

Wednesday, June 24

10:30 - 11:30 EDT / GMT-4

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Steen Steensen | OsloMet University, Professor


Edwin Tallam | Moi University, Ph.D. Candidate

``Elements influencing trust in online news consumption in Kenya``

Silje Susanne Alvestad | University of Oslo, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

``Fakespeak in Norwegian``

EunRyung Chong | Seoul National University, Director

``Sleep with the enemy? A study on collaborative fact-checking``

Ritvvij Parrikh | International Centre for Journalists, ICFJ Knight Fellow

``Understanding cognition and how it makes misinformation persuasive in WhatsApp ``

Jozef Michal Mintal, PhD-student | Central European University, Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate

``Business of Lies – mapping the operational and financial background behind top Slovak mis/disinformation websites``

Dimitra Dimitrakopoulou | Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Visiting Assistant Professor, Marie Curie Global Fellow

``"What’s in an ‘infodemic’? Exploring patterns of information consumption, trust and decision-making ahead of the COVID-19 vaccine``

In this session, panelists will present ongoing research from Kenya, Norway, South Korea, India, Slovakia and the U.S. on misinformation and fact-checking.

Find the presentations of panelists at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEcKYh_fjP9hsDdFjnRkxFdDKARmivAPg

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