News | Feb 2022 - Parliamentary Commission examining disinformation in Ireland

10 February 2022 12:27

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 Literacy Ireland Co-Chair Prof. Brian O’Neill and National Coordinator Martina Chapman, while Professor Mary Aiken addressed the committee in a separate session. 

Eileen spoke about the work that Provenance researchers have undertaken in assessing platform compliance with the EU Code of Practice on Disinformation, particularly CovidCheck, as well as the role that the Irish hub of the European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO) will play in combatting disinformation and promoting media literacy in Ireland.

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