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Fighting disinformation: Taming the trolls

August 10th, 2020

From coronavirus consipiracies to fascistic rhetoric, disinformation is going global with the help of social platforms. How much of it can democracy withstand?

Nina Jankowicz: “The US is still playing whack-a-troll”

August 4th, 2020

Nina Jankowicz is an American expert on the intersection of technology and democracy with a speciality in Eastern Europe, as well as the Disinformation...

What broadcasters need to know about TikTok

June 25th, 2020

TikTok is the social media playground du jour, but the social app could also be big business for broadcasters

Overcoming ad aversion

January 16th, 2020

Audiences are willing to watch advertising, but you have to choose your moment

Taha Yasseri, Oxford Internet Institute: “We can have value judgement only when we are isolated from social information”

November 4th, 2019

Dr Taha Yasseri from the Oxford Internet Institute discusses the influencer economy and how ‘group think’ affects us more than we like to admit

Streaming the world’s grooviest sport

October 20th, 2019

Whether you call it a ‘Frisbee’ or a ‘disc’, ultimate is moving out of its counterculture roots and into the sports mainstream. The AUDL,...

Who to trust? Skepticism doesn’t stop our online news hunger

June 19th, 2019

A recent EBU report said broadcast is Europe’s most trusted news source. But trust doesn’t mean what it used to

Shooting for a world takeover – the NBA goes digital

April 15th, 2019

The NBA isn’t just about great basketball; we discover that the league is building great online content, too

Newsroom Everywhere

April 11th, 2019

Next-generation newsrooms are as small as your kitchen table and as big as the whole wide world. Sony’s Media Backbone Hive is the glue...

Something to Prove

March 20th, 2019

Students at a California public high school are getting a education that rivals the best media schools in the world - and they’re not...