20 minutes on fighting disinformation

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Learn from the brightest minds on the fight against disinformation.


6. May.

Time: 10:00 - 10:20


6 May: Image and Video Verification in the Age of Disinformation
In this talk, Duc Tien Dang Nguyen will give a broad overview of the raise of new threats in image and video manipulation and generation and how researchers seek to advance methods to reveal them. The talk will also cover how researchers collaborate with industrial partners to counter disinformation.

Bio on Duc Tien Dang Nguyen
Duc Tien Dang Nguyen is an associate professor at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen. His main area of expertise is on multimedia forensics, lifelogging, multimedia retrieval, and computer vision. He is a member of MediaFutures WP3 – Media Content Analysis and Production in Journalism and The Nordic Observatory for Digital Media and Information Disorder (NORDIS), mainly working on visual content verification.

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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