Misinformation about Migration in Sweden

Misinformation about Migration in Sweden

Blog Misinformation about Migration in Sweden: What makes Co-Inform unique? Author: Serena Coppolino Perfumi, PhD Student at the Department of Sociology, Stockholm University. Co-Inform aims at creating new tools and policy recommendations to help to fight the spread...
Combating misinformation: the importance of human judgement

Combating misinformation: the importance of human judgement

Blog Combating misinformation: the importance of human judgement Authors: Martino Mensio (Research Assistant), Lara Piccolo (Research Fellow), Tracie Farrell (Research Associate) at the Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University Limiting or even stopping...
Misinformation and elections: what is at stake?

Misinformation and elections: what is at stake?

Blog Misinformation and elections: what is at stake? Author: Adrià Rodríguez-Pérez, Public Policy Researcher at Scytl One month ahead of the elections to the European Parliament: are the EU and its member States able to ensure an informed pre-election campaign and...
Fixing misinformation for the sake of democracy

Fixing misinformation for the sake of democracy

Blog Fixing misinformation for the sake of democracy Author: Francesca Zuccotti, Digital Marketing & Communications Manager at Scytl You are what you eat, as they say.  Just as too much junk food can lead to obesity, an overload of junk information can lead to a...
The language of ‘fake news’. How and why does it work?

The language of ‘fake news’. How and why does it work?

Blog The language of ‘fake news’. How and why does it work? Authors: Ronald Denaux, Senior Researcher and José Manuel Gómez Pérez, R&D Director at Expert System Iberia Language is a flexible and dynamic tool for communication. It provides us with a better...
Why do people trust emotions more than facts?

Why do people trust emotions more than facts?

Blog Why do people trust emotions more than facts? Misinformation and Politics in the Post-Truth era. Author: Dr. Oul Han, Postdoc Researcher at University of Koblenz and Landau Misinformation, disinformation, and post-truth facts (varyingly called “lies”, “fake...