New Report on the Far Right in Ireland published by Maynooth University

31 May 2022 12:39

A new report has been published as part of Maynooth University’s STOPFARRIGHT project, which looks at strategies for resisting and countering the Far Right in Ireland. The project
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Provenance's Eileen Culloty provides expert testimony on disinformation to Oireachtas committee

10 February 2022 12:21

Provenance Disinformation Lead, Dr Eileen Culloty was invited to present expert testimony to a Joint Oireachtas Committee meeting on online disinformation and media literacy in Ireland. Eileen spoke alongside Media
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ERGA release recommendations for the new Code of Practice on Disinformation

24 November 2021 09:45

The European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA) has released a new report with recommendations for changes they would like to see implemented in the new EU Code of
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Provenance researchers contribute to CovidCheck report on COVID-19 Disinformation

30 September 2021 12:47

A new report published by DCU FuJo and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland examined how digital platforms implemented the EU’s monitoring programme for Covid-19 disinformation. The authors
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Labelling Disinformation

30 August 2021 01:00

There are many aspects to the fight against disinformation. One problem that fact-checkers and researchers are grappling with is how best to label false information. After a piece of
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Designing Disinformation

10 August 2021 01:00

Over its long history, print media has developed visual conventions that help consumers differentiate between different kinds of news. Visually speaking, a broadsheet and a tabloid both look very different
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Facebook policies fail to catch anti-vaxx content in Ireland

07 July 2021 01:00

Misleading claims about Covid-19 vaccines are not being fact-checked on Facebook, a new study finds. Further analysis highlights inconsistencies in the application of Facebook’s policies. A
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A Global Picture of Disinformation Campaigns

01 June 2021 11:34

Disinformation is defined as the deliberate attempt to mislead. The consequences of it to democracy, humanitarianism and journalism are far-reaching – and nothing new. Disinformation has existed for centuries,
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Provenance partners to lead new digital hub challenging disinformation across Europe

01 June 2021 01:00

Two Provenance partners, DCU and Newswhip, have been chosen by the European Commission to be part of the first ever network of hubs established by the European Digital Media
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Provenance researchers publish book - Disinformation and Manipulation in Digital Media

05 May 2021 11:29

Launching their new book ‘Disinformation and Manipulation in Digital Media’,  Dr Eileen Culloty and Professor Jane Suiter, part of the Provenance consortium from Dublin City University
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Provenance supports the Be Media Smart Campaign

19 April 2021 00:00

Provenance is pleased to support the Be Media Smart campaign coordinated by Media Literacy Ireland. The campaign encourages people to Stop, Think and Check that the information that they read,
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Submission on the revised EU Code of Practice on Disinformation

14 April 2021 00:00

As coordinator of Provenance, the FuJo Institute in DCU has provided feedback to the EU consultation on the revised Code of Practice on Disinformation. The FuJo submission calls for the
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New publication on anti-immigrant disinformation

29 March 2021 00:00

Eileen Culloty and Jane Suiter have a chapter on anti-immigrant disinformation in The Routledge Companion to Media Disinformation and Populism. The book edited by Howard Tumber and Silvio Waisbord
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Provenance Consortium Partner Newswhip profiled for tackling Covid-19 infodemic

11 March 2021 13:21

Provenance Consortium Partner Newswhip has been profiled in the Irish Times for the role they are playing in helping identify and track both misinformation and disinformation worldwide.  Part of
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Provenance lead provides expert testimony on electoral disinformation

03 February 2021 14:43

Provenance coordinator Dr Jane Suiter was one of three experts invited to speak to parliamentary committee about Ireland’s proposed Electoral Reform Bill. The bill aims to protect the
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Twitter’s Birdwatch and the wisdom of a balanced crowd

27 January 2021 10:05

Twitter is piloting a new initiative, called Birdwatch, to crowdsource the identification of misleading tweets. Running in the US only, the crowdsourced evaluations will be visible on the Birdwatch site
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How the far-right incite hatred in Ireland

15 January 2021 11:02

The Irish far-right is exploiting the death of George Nkencho to promote its racist ideology. First they presented George Nkencho as a hardened criminal, but he had no previous
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Live thread from the Countering Online Disinformation panel

18 December 2020 00:00

On the 17th of December, Provenance sponsored a panel on countering disinformation at the CEST Age of Misinformation conference.  The panel was chaired by Provenance's Eileen Culloty and
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Provenance supports #KeepItReal campaign to tackle disinformation

03 December 2020 13:02

Provenance is pleased to support a new Irish-based campaign on disinformation and freedom of expression. Young activists from all over Ireland have teamed up with the international NGO ARTICLE
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Provenance panel at Age of Misinformation conference

29 November 2020 11:00

Provenance is sponsoring a panel on countering disinformation at the CEST Age of Misinformation on 17 December 2020.  CEST, with the support of the University of Florence, is organizing
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Virtual Consortium Meeting

25 November 2020 01:00

A virtual consortium meeting was held on 23 and 24 November. The meeting had been scheduled to take place in Graz. The consortium met to discuss the technical implementation required
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Social media users falsely link phishing scam to QAnon associated sex trafficking claims

24 September 2020 09:17

Thousands of social media users have shared warnings about a phishing scam after it was erroneously linked to sex trafficking. There is no evidence to suggest the scam has any
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Submission to the public consultation on the Digital Services Act

04 September 2020 12:45

FuJo and the Provenance project have made a submission to the European Commission’s public consultation on the Digital Services Act (DSA). The DSA is
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DCU Survey Seeks Feedback on Media Literacy Tool

04 August 2020 15:38

The following was posted on the Media Literacy Ireland website. Media Literacy Ireland is a network of media literacy stakeholders that is supported by the Broadcasting Authority of
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EU seeks feedback on regulating tech platforms

09 June 2020 08:46

Last week the European Commission launched a public consultation for the Digital Services Act (DSA), an overhaul of how the EU regulates digital platforms.  A new regulatory framework
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What’s next for the EU Code of Practice on Disinformation?

14 May 2020 16:16

Two recent reports may shed some light on the future of the EU Code of Practice on Disinformation after a year of monitoring, so where does the future lie for
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Online Survey on Disinformation and Fake News

11 May 2020 14:19

You are kindly invited to participate in an online survey on a new verification-based warning system for disinformation. This research is carried out in the context of the European
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Provenance contributes to media literacy campaign in Ireland

30 April 2020 10:02

Provenance lead researcher, Dr Eileen Culloty, has contributed to the development of an information kit to help older people in Ireland avoid misinformation relating to Covid-19.  Working with
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The Challenges of Debunking COVID-19 Disinformation

06 April 2020 14:47

John Crowley at the Ethical Journalism Network has interviewed fact-checkers and verification experts to understand the major issues surrounding COVID-19 mis/disinformation. The article ‘Tacking
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Fact-Checking COVID-19: A Planetary Newsroom

06 April 2020 14:02

Fact-checkers are proving that the competition is not with each other, but with disinformation. In an interview with this researcher, Cristina Tardáguila – the associate
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The Anti-Democratic Narratives Surrounding COVID-19

03 April 2020 14:20

Disinformation is thriving during the COVID-19 pandemic. While a panoply of false rumours, hoaxes, and phishing scams have targeted health care and social distancing measures, some actors are manipulating
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Three media innovations to watch during (and after) COVID-19

01 April 2020 14:56

Like any other industry, media organisations around the world are trying hard to adapt to the shockwave created by the spread of COVID-19: confined journalists rearranging their homes into
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Trusted Peers and Disinformation

30 March 2020 15:35

The pace at which the ongoing COVID-19 crisis evolves has left governments, media and experts struggling to adapt their communication strategies to effectively ensure the public remain properly informed
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The Platforms' swift COVID-19 response is not the future of content moderation

24 March 2020 13:08

For years, the major social platforms have been criticised for failing to counteract harmful content. Their COVID-19 response demonstrates that they can do more to police their platforms, but
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COVID-19: The News Stories Driving Online Engagement

23 March 2020 10:30

Provenance partner NewsWhip is monitoring coverage of COVID-19 on the web and social media. COVID-19 has been one of the most written about events in the modern era,
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COVID-19: The Information Threats

16 March 2020 18:09

As the COVID-19 crisis escalates, many people are actively searching for updates and anticipating what they need to do to protect themselves and their loved ones. Disinformation is thriving
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Consortium Meeting

05 October 2019 01:00

A meeting of the Provenance consortium took place in Prague  on October 5-6. The consortium met to discuss the technical implementation required for the success completion of the
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Provenance researchers contribute to General Election Fair Play Pledge

23 January 2020 08:14

Provenance researchers have participated in the development and launch of an online campaign pledge directed towards all Irish parties and candidates contesting the 2020 general election.  The Fair Play
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Provenance researcher joins RIA Oireachtas Science Pairing Scheme

28 November 2019 01:00

Provenance’s Eileen Culloty will participate in the Royal Irish Academy Oireachtas Science Pairing Scheme. The aim is to connect policymakers (TDs and Senators) with experienced scientists, providing parliamentarians
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Provenance research presented at IAMCR 2019

07 November 2019 14:14

A paper by Dr Eileen Culloty and Dr Jane Suiter was presented at the annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) in Madrid. The paper '
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Provenance research presented at recent conferences

27 September 2019 12:53

Papers by Dr Eileen Culloty and Dr Jane Suiter were presented at two recent conferences: the 2019 ECPR General Conference and the Fifth Conference of the International Journal of Press/
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Provenance lead chairs Digital Summit Dublin session on disinformation

05 September 2019 01:00

Jane chaired a session on countering disinformation at the Digital Summit Dublin. The Digital Summit Dublin 2019 was a one-day event featuring a number of preeminent international speakers who
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Can you identify fake news?

25 July 2019 14:22

Provenance is undertaking survey research to better understand the factors that influence people's willingness to believe and share disinformation about immigration. Led by Dublin City University and Graz University
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DCU Researchers Invited to Speak at UN Headquarters

20 May 2019 13:49

On 06 May, Dr Jane Suiter and Dr Eileen Culloty (Dublin City University) gave a presentation on anti-immigrant disinformation at the United Nations HQ in New York. The event
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Provenance attends SOMA verification workshop

21 March 2019 01:00

Representing Provenance, Eileen Culloty attended the first SOMA High-level workshop on disinformation, which took place at the National Science Museum in Milan, Italy, on 20 March 2019. Hosted by
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Concertation Meeting for Future European Media 2019

07 February 2019 10:03

On 06 February 2019, Dr Jane Suiter and Dr Eileen Culloty (Dublin City University) represented Provenance at the concertation meeting in Brussels for new H2020 projects on future European media.
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Provenance Kick-Off Meeting in Dublin

19 December 2018 16:59

The first meeting of the Provenance consortium took place in Trinity College Dublin on 17 and 18 December 2018. The meeting brought together the project's academic, industry, and NGO
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Presentation on Disinformation at OECD High Level Risk Forum

06 December 2018 09:55

On 05 December 2018, Dr Jane Suiter and Dr Eileen Culloty (Dublin City University) were invited to deliver a presentation on disinformation to the OECD High Level Risk Forum in
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New multi-million euro project to tackle disinformation launched

01 December 2018 12:00

Dublin City University is leading a €2.4 million EU project to tackle the issue of disinformation. The three-year project called Provenance is funded by the European Commission'
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