Tag archive for misinformation

Nancy Watzman @ IRE 2018 Denver Watchdog Workshop

Nancy Watzman @ IRE 2018 Denver Watchdog Workshop

On May 5, 2018, Nancy Watzman, director of strategic initiatives, joined veteran journalist Sandra Fish to talk about covering the mid-term elections with local reporters in Denver at the IRE 2018 Denver Watchdog Workshop. The two talked about following campaign money, political ads, and misinformation…

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Spring at Dot Connector: New realities, open web futures, and our coming robot overlords

Spring at Dot Connector: New realities, open web futures, and our coming robot overlords

Each spring when the clocks change, we check in with our network to share what we’ve been up to, and to hear more about your latest projects. Drop us a line about how you have been weathering the long winter. As you’ll see, we’ve been busy forecasting global information…

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Considering Wikimedia 2030: See our final report!

Considering Wikimedia 2030: See our final report!

In 2017 Dot Connector Studio worked with Sarah Lutman of Lutman & Associates to investigate the future of media, technology, learning, and the open internet for the Wikimedia Foundation’s 2030 strategy process. The team wrote seven research briefs and presented at the annual Wikimania Conference in Montreal…

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MIF and Hewlett Foundation Collaborate on Webinar Series addressing Misinfo and Disinfo

MIF and Hewlett Foundation Collaborate on Webinar Series addressing Misinfo and Disinfo

In the last quarter of 2017, Jessica Clark worked alongside Kelly Born of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to organize a webinar series on how funders can support projects aimed at addressing misinformation and disinformation. The first webinar in October examined how to create news that…

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Fretting about information pollution? How Dot Connector is fighting back

Fretting about information pollution? How Dot Connector is fighting back

Let’s be honest; our media system is a mess. We’re overwhelmed with bad news and false info. Despite all of the platforms in the world, people still feel underrepresented, local outlets continue to struggle, and polarization is at an all-time high. But have no fear—with…

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Considering Wikimedia 2030: The (nearly) complete collection

Considering Wikimedia 2030: The (nearly) complete collection

Over the course of the past six months, the Dot Connector Studio team collaborated with Sarah Lutman of Lutman & Associates to investigate the future of media, technology, learning, and the open internet for the Wikimedia Foundation’s 2030 strategy process. The team wrote seven research…

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New Wikimedia brief on misinformation, verification and propaganda

New Wikimedia brief on misinformation, verification and propaganda

Check out the latest in a series of briefs Dot Connector Studio is writing for the Wikimedia Foundation in collaboration with Lutman & Associates. This one focuses on misinformation, verification and propaganda. As part of our work helping the Wikimedia Foundation, the foundation that supports Wikipedia,…

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