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OsloMet to host the Global Fact 9 conference in June 2022!

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We are happy to announce that we will be hosting the Global Fact 9 conference in June 2022! Global Fact is an annual conference hosted and organized by the International Fact-Checking Network. The first conference was held in London in 2014, and the conference has since grown and become the place to gather and discuss the practice of […]

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Welcoming new members to the research team!

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We are happy to welcome several new researchers to the SCAM research project (Source Criticism and Mediated Disinformation): Rebekah Larsen is a media sociologist with a PhD from Cambridge University. She is also currently an affiliate researcher at the Centre for Governance and Human Rights at Cambridge University. She is joining the SCAM research project as […]

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Globally distanced fact-checkers gathered

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Global Fact 7 was initially slated for three days at OsloMet University, but like all things, this was changed by COVID-19. The conference was scheduled to be Poynter’s biggest fact-checking event of all times, but its pivot to a virtual gathering may have been a blessing in disguise – this year’s conference expanded to a […]

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We are hiring!

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The SCAM research project (Source Criticism and Mediated Disinformation), funded by the Norwegian Research Council, is seeking to hire a post. doc for two years beginning 1. January 2021. Application deadline is September 4th. Are you interested in research on fact-checking, the diffusion of disinformation and how technology and platforms both enable and can be […]

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Virtual Global Fact 7

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Global Fact 7, an annual conference organized by the International Fact-Checking Network, will be held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference is taking place between June 22-26 (public track) and June 29-30 (private track). This year’s conference with its virtual setting has allowed the IFCN to organize the largest Global Fact ever! More […]

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Welcome to the SCAM-project!

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The Source Criticism and Mediated Disinformation (SCAM) project’s main objective is to develop principles for and practices of digital source criticism and media and information literacy in relation to emerging technologies, with special emphasis on detection and countering of disinformation. This objective includes the advancement of journalists’ ability to critically scrutinize sources and information in […]