20 minutes on fighting disinformation

Learn from the brightest minds on the fight against disinformation.


18. March.

Time: 10:00 - 10:20


18 March: Finding the facts with AI: The need for credible information has never been bigger. Factiverse has been researching and testing automated fact-checking since 2019. In this talk, we will dive into how fact-checking has developed since 2015 and what are the key technology trends in this field. Based on interviews and research, we take a look at how fact-checking can make a difference in particular in times of conflict.

Brief bio on Maria Amelie og Gaute Kokkvoll:

Maria Amelie, is CEO and Co-founder of Factiverse. She is an award-winning journalist, author of 5 non-fiction books on migration, freedom of speech, and entrepreneurship. Prior to Factiverse, she founded Startup Migrants, a 3-day course to discover and support young multicultural founders.

Gaute Kokkvoll is product manager at Factiverse. He had his own fact-checking start-up in 2015, and has since been working with several start-ups in Norway and internationally, mainly in the field of gamification and building engaging services. Gaute is a strong believer in media literacy and technology to support better thinking and better access to credible information.

In a time where truth is more challenged than ever, we invite you for 20 minutes, once a week, to learn from the brightest minds on the fight against disinformation.

This series of events will serve as an arena from all involved in the fight against disinformation. Ranging from journalists, fact-checkers, researchers, technology companies, to media organizations in a joint effort to address this challenge to reliable media, and threat to democracy.

Every Friday from 10:00 am to 10:20 am.



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