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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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/
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
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
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.
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
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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