Thank you for a successful MISDOOM 2019 0

Thank you for a successful MISDOOM 2019

The first edition of the Multidisciplinary International Symposium on Disinformation in Open Online Media (MISDOOM) in Hamburg was a great success. More than 70 scientists from multiple disciplines (computer science, communication science, political science, media science, and journalism), practitioners, think tanks, and governmental officials met for an inspiring exchange of insights and ideas. The program comprised international keynotes from André Calero Valdez (RWTH Aachen University), Greg Barber (Washington Post), Stefano Cresci (University of Pisa), Juliane von Bismarck-Reppert (Lie Detectors), and Christian Stöcker (HAW Hamburg) as well as a scientific program with current research results in the context of disinformation.

More information as well as a complete video stream of the symposium is available at www.misdoom.org.

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Who’s lying on the net? From bots, trolls and other actors – panel discussion with Mike Preuß 0

Who’s lying on the net? From bots, trolls and other actors – panel discussion with Mike Preuß

In order to be able to move safely through the Internet, knowledge of the technical possibilities of manipulation is crucial. Above all, the targeted influencing of discourses and opinions has become a major topic. Terms such as “fake news”,”filter bubbles”,”social bots” and “big data” characterize the debate about digital communication.

Dr. Mike Preuß spoke at the panel discussion “Wer lügt im Netz? – Von Bots, Trollen und anderen Akteuren” in the Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften about the detection of propaganda attacks on social media.

A recording of the panel discussion can be found online on the web pages of the science portal of the Gerda Henkel Foundation (link in German).

Do Bots, Trolls and Fakes influence our political opinion? Panel-Discussion with Lena Frischlich 0

Do Bots, Trolls and Fakes influence our political opinion? Panel-Discussion with Lena Frischlich

The Landeszentrale für politische Bildung in cooperation with Transparency International held a Panel-Discussion on Monday evening, November 27, 2017 on the topic of „opinions. media. manipulation.“ as part of the „Anti-Corruption-Day“.

In a time where social bots and „fake news“ and their influence on political elections are frequently discussed, this evening focused on the question: Is this a new and dangerous dimension of power corruptibility and manipulation?

Dr. Lena Frischlich was invited as an expert on the ecosystem of alternative media.

Other experts included Lisa-Maria Neudert (Oxford Internet Institute), Dr. Thomas Köcher (Landeszentrale für Politische Bildung Bremen) and Dr. Frank Schulte (Editor„buten und binnen“ Radio Bremen). These presented their research on the potential of manipulation through the internet, the relevance of fake news for opinion-forming and potential counter-strategies.

Here you can find the press release of Transparency International.

 

 

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