Monthly Archives: December 2020

New PERITIA article on Social Media, Trust, and Covid-19

  • December 16, 2020
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On 15 December 2020, the scientific journal Social Media and Society published the article “Social Media and Trust in Scientific Expertise: Debating the Covid-19 Pandemic in The Netherlands” by PERITIA investigators José van Dijck and Donya Alinejad. “At a time of crisis in health communication, social media can be weaponized as conduits for misinformation and […]

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PERITIA Conference Trust in Expertise in a Changing Media Landscape

  • December 15, 2020
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Programme and registration for the PERITIA Conference “Trust in Expertise in a Changing Media Landscape” are now online on the conference website! This multidisciplinary conference brings together outstanding researchers from all over the world, discussing how best to assess, establish and maintain the credibility and trustworthiness of expertise in a rapidly changing media environment. Scholars […]

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PERITIA Special Issue on Vulnerability and Trust

  • December 3, 2020
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A new Special Issue on Vulnerability and Trust led by UCD researchers Maria Baghramian, Danielle Petherbridge and Rowland Stout has been published in the International Journal of Philosophical Studies. The articles address issues arising from four aspects of the relationship between vulnerability and trust: how to characterize the affective nature of trust; how to explain […]

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Democracy & Expertise: On Reasons to Mistrust

  • December 1, 2020
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PERITIA investigator Cathrine Holst from the University of Oslo is featured on the latest  Science for Policy podcast “Democracy & Expertise: On Reasons to Mistrust”. The podcast is produced by SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies), which is part of the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism. In the conversation with Toby Wardman (SAPEA), […]

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