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Factforward: reflections on a future of disinformation

Stories on artificial intelligence, such as deepfakes, Google voice generators, and the impact of conversation chatbots like ChatGPT, seem to occupy disinformation researchers at the time. Seeing-is-believing does no longer…

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Samba Dialimpa Badji writes blog for Africa Check

PhD candidate Samba published a

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DDMAC team publishes article on the future of disinformation studies

On May 25th 2022, a pre-conference at Sciences Po in Paris was held, where scholars came to discuss the question: “What comes after disinformation studies?” As a result a special

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Mirjam de Bruijn co-writes two chapters in the edited volume Drylands Facing Change

On December 13th the edited volume

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Luca Bruls publishes journal article on Algerian TikTok in CyberOrient

Luca Bruls has published her first lengthy academic paper based on nethographic research she carried out during her research master in 2020. The article is open access and available through…

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Chad’s Transition: Easing Tensions Online

L’utilisation croissante des réseaux sociaux au Tchad pourrait faciliter la transition politique, mais elle risque également d’attiser la violence. Avec le soutien des bailleurs, les autorités, la société civile, les…

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Luca Bruls presents DDMAC at LeidenASA Annual Meeting

On Monday December 12th, junior researcher Luca presented a short pitch on DDMAC at the annual meeting of

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Mirjam de Bruijn interviewed about Mali and the UN mission

On December 1st, Dutch newspaper Trouw featured an article in De Verdieping about the current situation in Mali and the relationship with the UN mission MINUSMA. For this article, journalist…

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Kristin Skare Orgeret awarded with OsloMet’s Research Dissemination Prize

On 30 November, OsloMet awarded four awards to individual researchers and a research group. The jury hands out awards to employees and research communities at Oslomet who have excelled in…

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Loretta van der Horst makes three short documentaries on the information disorder in Ethiopia

DDMAC proudly presents you the visual results of a

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Call for papers: DDMAC panel at ECAS9 Conference 2023

DDMAC will participate with a panel at the ECAS9 Conference on African Futures in Cologne from May 31st until June 3rd. The panel is titled Media Forerunners: Reflecting on Emerging…

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A panel discussion by DDMAC at the conference on the safety of journalists

On Wednesday November 2nd the DDMAC research group participated in the 8th annual conference on the safety of journalists in Oslo. In a panel discussion, chaired by Bruce Mutsvairo, the…

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