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31 minutes | Oct 29, 2020
Episode 2: The professional fact-checker
Everyone on Facebook has seen misinformation. In this episode, Faktisk.no editor Silje S. Skiphamn explains how citizens are facing not only a pandemic, but an “infodemic”. She explains how Facebook users can spot fake news, and what academics can do to help combat it. Production team: Asimina Michailidou at ARENA and LINK, UiO Host: Asimina Michailidou
33 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
Episode 1: The social media, misinformation, and politics researcher
The recent US election showed the power of disinformation in politics. In this episode, Bente Kalsnes from Kristiania University College (Oslo) explains how the fake news you see in your Facebook feed impacts politics in the Nordic countries and beyond. She also discusses how to solve the problem. Production team: Asimina Michailidou at ARENA and LINK, UiO Host: Asimina Michailidou
23 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
Post-Truth Politics: Meet the Team with Professor Conrad
Capsule podcast: Post-truth politics from the perspective of our partners – are we living in a post-factual world and if that is the case, how big a danger is it for our societies and for democracy? Episode 1: The concept of post-truth politics and why it is particularly important in the context of European Integration. Maximilian Conrad, Professor in Political Science at the University of Iceland explains why it is so important to understand how post-truth politics works, whether it is a new phenomenon, and why it is particularly interesting in the context of European Integration. Producer and host: Auður Örlygsdóttir at Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre at the Universtiy of Iceland.
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