TOFFEE (TOol for Fighting FakEs) funded by IMT School For Advanced Studies is organising its first workshop in Lucca on October, 24 and 25, 2019.
The European Advisory Group of Social Science One is organizing the one-day workshop ‘Removing Barriers to Digital Platform Transparency across Europe’.
SOMA was present at the 13th edition of the International Festival, a considerable journalism festival that connects journalists from all over the world and took place in the Italian city of Ferrara on 4th, 5th and 6th of October 2019.
Disinformation is one of the biggest challenges of our time and the European Commission is committed to defend European values and European democracy, limiting the spread of harmful disinformation.
SOMA participates in the session “Lightning Talks:Influencing trends in the media sector’, organized by the European Broadcasting Union(EBU), under the Accelerating European Media Innovation event.
Nowadays, technology and especially social media, have accelerated the spread of disinformation.
The growth of social media and the availability of social media data has opened up new opportunities for researchers and journalists.
On September 14th 2019, SOMA will participate in the Panel ‘The Digital Age of Journalism: Data, New Tools and Copyrights’, organized by the Advanced Media Institute.
What a ride these last three months have been! From May to this date in July 2019, we toured around Europe and even got to South Africa, spreading our message upon the need to fight disinformation. Yet, the highlights of this period were the launch of our two (2) excellence centers in Denmark and Italy.