Eileen Culloty is a post-doctoral researcher at the DCU Institute for Future Media and Journalism where she leads research on countering disinformation as part of the Provenance Action. Specifically, she is investigating how to use information supports to challenge false beliefs and dissuade people from sharing disinformation. She has given invited presentations on this topic to the OECD High Level Risk Forum (2018) and to the European division of Airports Council International (2019).
Eileen's research has been published in European Journal of Communication, Environmental Communication, Digital Journalism, and Critical Studies on Terrorism. Her co-authored paper on social media and political communication was awarded 3rd place in the International Communication Association's Top Three Faculty Papers for 2018.
Eileen sits on the management board of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie European Training Network JOLT: Harnessing Digital and Data Technology for Journalism and is a member of the research working group of the BAI Media Literacy Network. She has a PhD in communication studies from DCU.
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