Come and join the public kick-off event for a data sprint on fake news!
April 24th to 28th a group of researchers and journalists will work on the newly published “Field Guide to Fake News”. The sprint will be kicked off by a series of talks related to Fake News and digital methods.
The kick-off will take place at The University of Copenhagen (CSS), Øster Farimagsgade 5, Room 02-1-12:
09:00 - 09:10 Welcome
09:10 - 09:35 “A Field Guide to Fake News”
09:35 - 10:00 Introduction to Digital Methods
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:00 Journalistic accounts on “fake news”
"A Field Guide to Fake News"
Representatives from The Public Data Lab, present the newly published Field Guide to Fake News. The guide aims to enrich public debate and catalyse collective inquiry around this rapidly evolving and highly contested issue – by suggesting different ways in which it can be empirically studied, mapped and investigated online.
Introduction to Digital Methods
Anders Kristian Munk and Anders Koed Madsen from The Techno-Anthropology Lab at AAU CPH will introduce the discipline of digital methods, and highlight how it can be utilized to harvest, map and make sense of data from social media and other online sources.
Journalistic accounts on “fake news”
How does journalists perceive “fake news”, and the challenges it brings? How has the phenomenon evolved, and what is encompassed in the term? Lars Holmgaard Christensen and representatives of the journalistic community will give their input on these questions.
The event is a collaboration between The Techno-Anthropology Lab at AAU CPH, The Digital Social Science Lab and The Public Data Lab.
You can find more information about the sprint and sign up here:bit.ly/FakeInfo or via the Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/