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SFI MediaFutures - Newsletter Week 11

Check out our recent news and updates below!


MediaFutures’ WP2 to present research paper at the Third International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation

We are excited to inform that a research paper "Mitigating Popularity Bias in Recommendation: Potential and Limits of Calibration Approaches" by MediaFutures' WP2 team members, has been accepted for oral presentation and inclusion in the proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation (Bias 2022).
Learn more

MediaFutures Seminar: Visual Content Verification in the News Domain.

Recording Available 

The recording from seminar with PhD candidate Sohail Ahmed Khan on "Visual Content Verification in the News Domain" is now available.
Watch the recording

Interview with Jonathan Geffen 

“Meet the team”: A series highlighting the brilliant people working at MediaFutures. This time we are introducing you to Jonathan Geffen, PhD Candidate in Work Package 4 - Media Content Interaction & Accessibility.
Meet Jonathan

We're hiring!

MediaFutures has two open positions. We are looking for Project Administrator (100%) and Research Assistant (50%).
    Help us spread the word!
Learn more


Forthcoming MediaFutures meetings, seminars and workshops. To join internal meetings, please check out the internal MediaFutures calendar. Instructions on how to add the calendar can be found on MS Teams.

WP Leader Meeting #27

(closed to the public)
When: Mon. 14 Mar., 14:00-15:30
Who: WP Leaders 


MediaFutures Seminar: 

Detecting Fake News by Using Weakly Supervised Learning. Assoc. Prof. Özlem Özgöbek

When: Thur. 17 Mar., 13:00-14:00
Who: Open to all 


Knowledge café 

The monthly Knowledge Café at MediaFutures is a new forum dedicated to early career researchers. The aim is to get together, talk about research related issues, and foster new collaborations. The forum will host presentations of work in progress, dry runs of conference presentations, and invited talks. 

When: March 17th, 14:00 
Where: MediaFutures 
Who: Anyone at MediaFutures & InfoMedia
Contact person: Samia Touileb 

Administrative Corner

Logos and Templates:

MediaFutures logos and templates can be downloaded from our website. Please use the provided templates or display the logos of MediaFutures when presenting and representing MediaFutures. 

Latest Publications


Mehdi Elahi; Alain D Starke; Nabil El Ioini; Anna Alexander Lambrix; Christoph Trattner. Developing and Evaluating a University Recommender System. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence. February 2022.  

Mehdi Elahi; Dietmar Jannach; Lars Skjærven; Erik Knudsen; Helle Sjøvaag; Kristian Tolonen; Øyvind Holmstad; Igor Pipkin; Eivind Throndsen; Agnes Stenbom; Eivind Fiskerud; Adrian Oesch; Loek Vredenberg; Christoph Trattner Towards Responsible Media Recommendation. Al and Ethics. November 2021.

Are Tverberg; Ingrid Agasøster; Mads Grønbæck; Marius Monsen; Robert Strand; Kristian Eikeland; Eivind Trondsen; Lars Westvang; Tove B. Knudsen; Eivind Fiskerud; Rune Skår, Sergej Stoppel, Arne Berven, Glenn Skare Pedersen, Paul Macklin, Kenneth Cuomo, Loek Vredenberg, Kristian Tolonen, Andreas L Opdahl, Bjørnar Tessem, Csaba Veres, Duc Tien Dang Nguyen, Enrico Motta, Vinay Jayarama Setty. WP3 2021 M3.1 Report The Industrial expectations to, needs from and wishes for the work package. University of Bergen, MediaFutures 2021.  
Have a good week!
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