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SFI MediaFutures - Newsletter week 20

Check out our recent news and updates below!

Open position: Research Assistant with a tech focus

MediaFutures is looking for a 50 % Research Assistant with good ICT competences and knowledge of at least one programming language. Application deadline is 7 June 2021. 
More information and how to apply

Upcoming MediaFutures Seminars in June

MediaFutures is happy to invite you to join our three seminars in June. First up, on Thursday 3 June we will hear Rich Ling talk about AI in the social sciences AND a taxonomy of fake news: Two research themes. Shortly thereafter, on Tuesday 8 June, we invite you to listen to Marko Tkalčič and his talk about Computational Psychology in Recommender Systems. We round up on 17 June with Irene Costera Meijer who will talk about Media experience and innovation in journalism.
Read about the seminars

New WP4 publication

Sara Ljungblad; Yemao Man; Mehmet Aydın Baytaş; Mafalda Gamboa; Mohammad Obaid; Morten Fjeld: What Matters in Professional Drone Pilots’ Practice? An Interview Study to Understand the Complexity of Their Work and Inform Human-Drone Interaction Research Conference. (Article 159), Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '21) Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 2021.

Read the article here

Erik Knudsen presented this year's Media Survey

MediaFutures' researcher Erik Knudsen, presented "Medieundersøkelsen 2021" at the Nordic Media Days 2021 (Nordiske mediedager).

Watch the presentation

Online conference 25 May: The fight against desinformation and fake news

On the morning of Tuesday 25 May, Assoc. Prof. Duc Tien Dang Nguyen, task leader in MediaFutures, will give a presentation titled “We have more misinformation challenges than deepfakes.”, in the Media City Bergen / NCE Media  conference “Kampen mot desinformasjon og falske nyheter; Hvor står vi i dette «våpenkappløpet», og hvilken rolle kan teknologien spille i bekjempelse av falsk informasjon?” (The fight against desinformation and fake news; Where are we in this “arms race” and what role can the technology play in combating fake information)

Check out the program on Facebook
Have a good weekend!
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