New podcast series explores Jolt research

Jolt has collaborated with the media-curious Off-Message on a new podcast series examining major issues in contemporary news and media. Over five episodes, Off Message’s host Pat O’Mahony will discuss the research undertaken by Jolt’s PhD researchers on surveillance, audience analytics, storytelling, collaborative journalism, and human rights.  In the first episode, Dimitri Bettoni (DCU) discusses […]

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Evaluating social media platforms’ compliance with European Commission-mandated transparency reports

By Charis Papaevangelou The previous decade saw the rise of technology giants, so-called “Big Tech”; along with them rose the responsibilities they carried and the critical voices demanding scrutiny and better accountability. One of the ways that Big Tech companies and, in particular, social media platforms have been trying to fend off regulation is through […]

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This project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska Curie grant agreement No 765140