Dissemination

Results from the Scam-project are published in scientific publications and presented at academic conferences and seminars. Results will also be presented to industry and to the broader public. This page will be updated with new dissemination outputs throughout the project period.

Project publications

Other relevant publications

Project presentations

  • Lucas Graves (23/06/2020) The elephant in the room: Fact-checking vs. verification, Global Fact 7 Virtual conference.
  • Steen Steensen (24/06/2020). Fakes, misinformation and fact-checking: Current research (part 1), Global Fact 7 Virtual conference.
  • Bente Kalsnes (24/06/2020). Fakes, misinformation and fact-checking: Current research (part 2), Global Fact 7 Virtual conference.
  • Lucas Graves (24/06/2020). Keynote panel: Lessons of the Infodemic, Global Fact 7 Virtual conference.
  • Steen Steensen (19/08/2020). Source Criticism and Mediated Disinformation, Roskilde University.
  • Valerie Belair-Gagnon (02/12/2020). Coordination: A prerequisite for an effective fight against misinformation. “News and Information Disorder in the 2020 US Presidential Election.” Yale Information Society Project.
  • Bente Kalsnes (11/02/2021). “Nordis Symposium on Online Disinformation – An Integrated View, Uppsala.
  • Bente Kalsnes (16/02/2021). Fakespeak – the language of fake news. Start-up workshop, Oslo/Zoom.
  • Bente Kalsnes (21/04/2021). ‘Countering disinformation: strategies, policies, research’, Aarhus/Zoom.
  • Oscar Westlund (18/08/2021). The role of technology in fact-checking practices addressing misinformation problems. NordMedia conference (Iceland/online).
  • Oscar Westlund (15/09/2021). Journalism, fact-checking and platforms amid information disorders. Invited keynote – NORDIS Aarhus.
  • Steen Steensen (22/09/2021). Journalism and Source Criticism. New Norms for Assessing Truth-Claims. Future of Journalism 2021 (Cardiff, Wales).
  • Rebekah Larsen (23/09/2021). Approaching a Pressured Press in Context: Research Insights from Differing Journalistic Responses to Media Controversies. Future of Journalism 2021 (Cardiff, Wales). 
  • Oscar Westlund (28/09/2021). The role of technology in fact-checking practices addressing misinformation problems. OsloMet Digital Journalism Research Group Paper seminar- with external participants.
  • Oscar Westlund (05/10/2021). Fighting misinformation: Technologies and Fact-checking practices. Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University. Invited speaker – Topical seminar organized by the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
  • Valérie Bélair-Gagnon (28/10/2021). Sustainability in cross-sector partnerships in the fight against misinformation between the logics of control, empowerment, and pluralism. European Media Management Conference.
  • Rebekah Larsen (03/12/21). Facebook, Fact-checking, and the US 2020 election. Cambridge University.

Other relevant presentations

  • Bente Kalsnes (09/10/2020). Fake News og konspirasjonsteorier: hvordan påvirker det ungdom og deres engasjement? Ungdata, OsloMet.
  • Bente Kalsnes (21/10/2020). Falske nyheter, desinformasjon og valgkamp. Nasjonalt nettverk for kritisk medieforståelse.
  • Steen Steensen (22/10/2020). Becoming a Citizen. Navigating information networks in local communities, Roskilde University.
  • Lucas Graves (20/01/2021). The fight against ‘fake news’: Lessons from an extraordinary year, Journalism et platforms 2nd ed.: Information, infomediation and ‘fake news’” conference, Aix Marseille University, Marseilles (virtual).
  • Lucas Graves (08/02/2021). Is deplatforming a solution for disinformation?, IFCN Talks, Poynter Institute (virtual).
  • Lucas Graves (23/02/2021). House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee inquiry into freedom of expression online, House of Lords, UK (virtual).
  • Steen Steensen (26/05/2021). Dealing with Covid in news deserts: How pandemic-related news and (mis)information flow in local communities left behind by journalism, Bournemouth University, Science, Health, & Data Comms Research Group seminar series.
  • Steen Steensen (29/05/2021). News from the Desert. Informed citizenship and public connectivity in local communities left behind by journalism, 71st Annual ICA Conference.
  • Oscar Westlund (24/09/2021). Publishers & platforms The past and the present: and calling for future research. Invited keynote – JOLT-CICOM Conference Harnessing Data and Technology for Journalism Universidad de Navarra (Pamplona, 22-24 September 2021).
  • Bente Kalsnes (24/09/2021). Den offentlige samtalen under stress. KS Innlandet (Ordførersamling), Lillehammer.
  • Oscar Westlund (28/09/2021). From the Fringes to the Mainstream: How COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories Spread across Social and Mainstream Media. SCAM initiated focus seminar with invited speaker: Axel Bruns (speaker), Oscar Westlund (host).
  • Oscar Westlund (20/10/2021). Bad journalism’ and the rise of digital media criticism. SCAM initiated focus seminar with invited speaker: David Cheruiyot (speaker), Oscar Westlund (host).
  • Oscar Westlund (17/11/2021). Debunking misinformation: How to make corrective information work. SCAM initiated focus seminar with invited speaker: Eun-Ju Lee, (speaker), Oscar Westlund (host).
  • Bente Kalsnes (and Karoline Ihlebæk) (18/11/2021). Desinformasjon. Ytringsfrihetskommisjonen. Invited speaker and member of the commission. https://www.ykom.no/moter/

Media appearances

  • Steen Steensen (29/06/2021). “Fake News” og alternative medier, Podcasten ‘Viten og snakkis’, OsloMet.