EDMO Scientific Conference 2024

Dates: 26-27 February 2024 Location: University of Amsterdam Theme: Navigating the Complex Landscape of Disinformation Speakers: Elena Musi, Mariavittoria Masotina The European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO) Scientific Conference on Disinformation is an interdisciplinary gathering of minds interested in unravelling the intricacies of disinformation in today’s rapidly evolving information ecosystem. Hosted by the University of Amsterdam, […]

Leveraging argumentation for impartial fact-checking

15/09/2023 Venue: IFILNOVA Speakers: Elena Musi In the current (mis)information ecosystem, the lack of impartiality is frequently used as an argument to attack the credibility of news media venues, as well as to undermine the trustworthiness of fact-checkers. The impartiality of news, regardless the source, in a polarized social media world, is not common ground […]

Fuzzy clustering of spatial interval-valued data

In questo articolo realizzato in collaborazione con il Dipartimento di Scienze Sociali ed Economiche dell’Università La Sapienza, sviluppiamo un algoritmo di classificazione di unità che sono caratterizzate utilizzando il massimo e minimo di determinati attributi insieme ad una rete di relazioni di adiacenza. Come parte del progetto LATIF, proviamo questo algoritmo su dati riguardanti l’attività […]

Impartiality and cognitive bias in the fact-checking process: an overview

The lack of impartiality is increasingly used as an argument to attack the credibility of news media outlets, as well as to undermine the trustworthiness of fact-checkers. The impartiality of news, regardless of the source, in a polarized social media world, is not common ground knowledge, but it constitutes a standpoint that has to be […]

Let’s argue with artificial intelligence: an argumentative approach to map the issue of impartiality in digitalized news production 

4/07/2023 – 7/07/2023 Venue: ISSA 2023 Speakers: Elena Musi News organizations are constantly attacked with accusations of lack of impartiality, but a shared understanding of the notion is missing. Combining corpus analysis with a focus group with practitioners, we unpack the impartiality conundrum, distinguishing its scope over the news product and the newsmaking process. The […]