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Find Out Why is a Digital Fluency Lab for innovation and civic engagement. Here we discuss contemporary issues: the new culture on the Internet, digital literacy, high quality journalism, critical thinking on social media, evidence based content, mis(dis)information online, AI, data, data governance and other topics of relevant interest.

Find Out Why is a Digital Fluency Lab for innovation and civic engagement. Here we discuss contemporary issues: the new culture on the Internet, digital literacy, high quality journalism, critical thinking on social media, evidence based content, mis(dis)information online, AI, data, data governance and other topics of relevant interest.

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United States

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Find Out Why is a Digital Fluency Lab for innovation and civic engagement. Here we discuss contemporary issues: the new culture on the Internet, digital literacy, high quality journalism, critical thinking on social media, evidence based content, mis(dis)information online, AI, data, data governance and other topics of relevant interest.

Language:

English

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0627303576


Episodes

A News Literacy Project: Interview with Damaso Reyes

2/13/2021
The News Literacy Project (NLP) is a US based NGO that focuses on supporting young people become critical thinkers, news and media literate. In this interview, Damaso Reyes, journalist and NLP's ambassador in Europe, talks about the skills that are required today in order for young people and the general public to understand, interpret and successfully act upon information, especially within the context of being participants in Democratic societies.

Duration:00:28:08

GameStop: The Whole Story - Explained

2/8/2021
In this first episode of Find Out Why's new series "GameStop: The Whole Story" our researcher Stefan Haas, who specializes in political economy, explains the basics of the story which serves as a case study of how platforms and applications have the potential to affect and even distabilize the operation of traditional institutions such as the stock market.

Duration:00:26:26

The economics of online misinformation: an interview with Imran Ahmed

1/26/2021
Find Out Why interviews Imran Ahmed, the founder of the Center of Countering Digital Hate, a London-based advocacy group that counters “hate groups” and individuals from spreading their narratives at major social media outlets.

Duration:00:22:32

Public philosophy as a tool of logical empowerment: Interviewing Dr. T. Arnold

1/12/2021
Find Out Why reached out to Dr. Thomas Arnold, assistant professor at the philosophical seminary of the University of Heidelberg. His views on logic, reasoning and ethics are uniquely appealing. He has designed a project which is sponsored by the Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellowship and it explores ways of achieving a form of public philosophy. This is what he shared in his interview for Find Out Why

Duration:00:19:28

Democracy's Detectives: An interview with Prof. J. T. Hamilton

12/12/2020
In his book, “Democracy’s Detectives: The Economics of Investigative Journalism", James T. Hamilton Stanford University Professor and Director of the Journalism Program, proposes an economic framework of analysis that measures the return on investment of investigative reporting and ultimately its impact to democracy and society. This is what he discussed in an interview with Find Out Why's Elena Gkiola

Duration:00:27:10

The Impact of Citizen Science on Environmental Change: Interviewing dr. Anna Berti Suman

11/16/2020
Dr. Anna Berti Suman is the principal investigator of the project SensJus with the mission to “provide newly required research capacity in the EU by redefining citizen sensing as source of evidence acceptable in environmental litigation and as a tool for mediating environmental conflicts”. Dr. Anna Berti Suman is a postdoctoral fellow at the European Commission Joint Research Centre, seconded there by the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society, and author of the book “Sensing...

Duration:00:13:43

News production practices and the need for inclusivity: Interviewing Zoë Papaikonomou

10/26/2020
In an exclusive interview with Find Out Why, Zoë Papaikonomou, an Amsterdam based investigative journalist, author, keynoter, media educator and diversity advocate shares compelling insights into the practices of inclusive journalism. Zoë answers timely questions: -how mainstream media outlets can foster a culture of belonging where everyone's talents are nurtured and celebrated? -what tools chief editors can wield to practice inclusion? - why inclusion strategies at the centre of media...

Duration:00:16:34

Zoë Papaikonomou_ Interview teaser #1

10/8/2020
Zoë Papaikonomou, journalist, researcher, media educator, podcaster and founder of Diversity Media talks to Find Out Why about the profession of journalist in the digital era and the importance of diversity and inclusion on media coverage.

Duration:00:01:26