Public track

Academic track | Fakes, misinformation and fact-checking: Current research (part 2)

Wednesday, June 24

12:00 - 13:00 EDT / GMT-4

World Clock



Bente Kalsnes | Høyskolen Christiania, Associate Professor


Jessica Collier | the University of Texas at Austin, Research Associate

``Testing Knowledge to Battle Misinformation: How Quizzes Can Improve People’s Memory of Fact Checks``

Marju Himma-Kadakas | University of Tartu, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

``‘Sparing time from fact-checking’: Journalists’ skills and competences in recognizing and publishing false information``

Admire Mare | Namibia University of Science and Technology, Dr. and Senior Lecturer

``Verifiers of last resort? Information disorders and fact-checking organizations in Africa``

Thomas Kent | Columbia University, Adjunct Associate Professor

``The authoritarian information threat: Does fact-checking need to adapt?``

Scott Hale | University of Oxford, Director of Research and Senior Research Fellow

``Monitoring health misinformation: An early-detection methodology for fact-checkers``

In this session, panelists will present ongoing research on misinformation and fact-checking from around the world.

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

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