20 minutes on fighting disinformation

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Learn from the brightest minds on the fight against disinformation.


27. May.

Time: 10:00 - 10:20


27 May: Trained to Deceive: When AI is a blessing and a curse for online disinformation
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Bio on Ghazaal Sheikhi
Ghazaal Sheikhi is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Information Science and Media Studies. Her research interests revolve around machine learning, natural language processing and content analysis. Ghazaal investigates (semi) automated methods and tools for fact checking and content verification to foster trustworthy news. This research focuses on computational text and image/video analysis from social media and unverified resources to identify deceptions and manipulations.

Before, Ghazaal was an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Engineering, Final International University, North Cyprus. She holds a PhD in Computer Engineering (Machine Learning) from Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus and a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. Ghazaal has published 7 papers in the area of machine learning and pattern recognition in competitive conferences and journals.

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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