Program-2016

9:00

Opening & welcome

9:10

Keynote 1 The Spread of Misinformation
in Social Media
Filippo
Menczer

10:10

Session 1 Trust & Veracity

Veracity and Velocity of Social Media
Content during Breaking News: Analysis
of November 2015 Paris Shootings

10:30

Coffee break

10:50

Session 1 Trust & Veracity

Employing Robot Journalists: Legal Implications,
Considerations and Recommendations
Hoaxy: A Platform for Tracking
Online Misinformation

11:30

Keynote 2 Enhancing Journalistic Curation
of Online News Comments
Nicholas
Diakopoulos

12:30

Lunch break

13:50

Keynote 3 The Past and Future of Systems
for Current Events
Mor
Naaman

14:50

Session 2 Popularity & Diffusion

Predicting News Popularity
by Mining Online Discussions
For Your Eyes Only:
Consuming vs. Sharing Content

15:30

Coffee break

16:00

Session 2 Popularity & Diffusion

Understanding the Competitive Landscape
of News Providers on Social Media

16:20

Keynote 4 Social Media, Journalism and the Public Steve
Schifferes

17:20

Closing remarks

17:30

Workshop end