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Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Interim Report - Reports

This report by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the House of Commons is part of an ongoing inquiry on fake news, which has been expanded to include other related topics. The Committee claims that democracy itself is at risk, and sets out a number of recommendations

Mediated Personalization of Executive European Union Politics - Academic Sources

A piece of automated content analysis on a corpus of articles covering the European Commission from 1992 to 2016

Media Independence through Routine Press-State Relations - Academic Sources

A case study of media independence and press-state relationship based on coverage of migration in the United Kingdom

Internet and electoral campaigns - Reports

Rules on electoral campaigning were written for traditional media. This report examines how the shift to digital media affects the effectiveness of these rules and suggests updates

Summer Data Institute - Opportunities

Open Data in Europe and Central Asia (ODECA ) and the University of Tirana offer a four weeks intensive course on data journalism.

Call for Papers: Competition, Regulation and Freedom of Expression in Digital Markets - Opportunities

The Annual Scientific Seminar on Competition, Regulation and Freedom of Expression in Digital Markets promoted, among the others, by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom, welcomes paper proposals on frontier research in electronic communications, internet and media

Cyber Security: Safety at Home, Online, in Life - Training

This three-week free online course explores practical cyber security including privacy online, payment safety and security at home

The spreading of misinformation online - Academic Sources

What is the same and what is different in how conspiracy and scientific news spread online? According to this article, published on PNAS and written by 8 authors based in Italy and the US, for both homogeneity is the primary driver for diffusion, but the cascade dynamics is different.

Journalism in the Era of Big Data: Cases, Concepts and Critiques - Introduction - Academic Sources

This open-access article introduces the Special Issue of Digital Journalism (Volume 3, Issue 3, 2015), focusing on Journalism In An Era Of Big Data

Clarifying Journalism’s Quantitative Turn - A typology for evaluating data journalism, computational journalism, and computer-assisted reporting - Academic Sources

This open-access article defines and compares three quantitative forms of journalism—computer-assisted reporting, data journalism, and computational journalism—examining the points of overlap and divergence among their journalistic values and practices