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CFP | 25.3. | 22nd International Conference on Information Technology and Journalism

22nd International Conference on Information Technology and Journalism is now calling for papers. The conference theme is “Big data – Small world”. The event is supported by the IPSA RC10 and organized by the Faculty of Political Science and InMed Institute. It takes place in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on May 29 – June 1 2017. A workshop on fake news is also accepting submissions.

Conference topics

• From datafication to data activism

• ‘Dark’ uses of Big data

• Applications of Big data and the way in which the data is collected and organised

• Management of Big data, Data mining and statistical predictions

• Data journalism

• Big data and Social Media

• Political campaigns and Big data

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Workshop topics

• History of fake news and its origins

• Fake news websites

• Future of journalism in times of post-truth and fake news

• Fake news in political campaigns • „Alternative facts“ and Trump’s campaign

• Fake news and democracy

• Importance of relevant sources and how to distinguish false and truth information

• Exposing and challengingfake news

• Fake news, misinformation and propaganda

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Deadline is on 25 March, 2017. Further information is available here

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