An Interview with Hugo Mercier
In mid-March, as the Covid-19 pandemic was already sweeping through Asia and continental Europe, we spoke to Hugo Mercier, a psychologist specialising in how and why human beings came to think and behave the way that they do.
You can’t read this blog post: information disorder, content moderation, and freedom of expression online
On May 3, the world celebrates World Press Freedom Day. This day serves as an occasion to inform citizens of violations of press freedom – a reminder that in dozens of countries around the world, publications are censored, fined, suspended and closed down, while journalists, editors and publishers are harassed, attacked, detained and sometimes even murdered.
Misinformation and COVID-19
Never before has the quality and accuracy of the information we are consuming mattered on such an immediate and global scale.
Gendered Misinformation & Online Violence Against Women in Politics: Capturing legal responsibility?
Social media, and online presences are increasingly available to facilitate the participation of women in politics, and political movements. There are though, numerous barriers to women in politics from media bias, to online harassment and abuse, to gendered misinformation.
Political Ads and Microtargeting on Social Media: Are Big Tech Breaking Democracy?
The regulation of political advertising on social media has received a lot of attention over the last three years and it will continue to spark attention in the upcoming years. Here is why.
FCNI gives evidence to the UK House of Lords Select Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies
On behalf of Co-Inform, FCNI gave evidence to the UK House of Lords Select Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies
Content Management Policies for Combating Misinformation
Social media platforms have started to take steps to adapt and improve their content management policies after repeatedly receiving harsh critics and accusations of contributing to the spread of misinformation. Are their strategies working?
Co-Inform Hackathon: The Technology Team Meets in Stockholm
This week, the Co-Inform technology team gathered in Stockholm to work on the first version of the dashboard.
Co-Inform at OSCE 2019 International Migrants Day
On behalf of the Co-Inform Consortium Nadejda Komendantova, Research Scholar at IIASA Advanced Systems Analysis Program, was invited by the OSCE Secretariat to provide a statement about the influence of misinformation on migration based on findings from the Co-Inform project.
Co-Inform Team Gathers In Madrid
On December 16 -18 2019, Co-Inform multidisciplinary Consortium gathered in Madrid to elaborate on the results of the second round of workshops, which have been successfully carried out in all three pilot countries in November 2019.
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Co-inform project is co-funded by Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)
H2020-SC6-CO-CREATION-2016-2017 (CO-CREATION FOR GROWTH AND INCLUSION)
Type of action: RIA (Research and Innovation action)
Proposal number: 770302