Algoritmer kan spore fake news.

Technology as a weapon in the battle against fake news

mediaComputer Science DepartmentResearchalgorithmsartificial intelligenceLeon Derczynski

March 13, 2019

Algorithms can help us identify false stories, but letting technology be the judge of what is true and false is not without its problems, says Leon Derczynski, a researcher at ITU specializing in automatic detection of fake news and misinformation.

Vincent Hendricks.

CAST IT The truth in digital society

mediaResearchcast ITalgorithmsThore Husfeldt

September 19, 2017

Vincent Hendricks talks about information, knowledge and truth in the internet age.

Konference på ITU.

Democracy conference: What is an informed citizen in the Facebook era?


November 10, 2016

Today, digital technologies have a huge influence on how citizens stay informed. Democratic participation in the digital age is up for debate at the IT University of Copenhagen on November 25.

Communication of cultural heritage: Is digitization a must?

mediaResearchDigital Design Departmentdiversity

February 3, 2016

Massive amounts of money have been spent to digitize the Danish cultural heritage. However interactive installations and comprehensive websites far from always have the desired effect. The research project ‘Det digitale Glyptotek’ will investigate if and how communication of cultural heritage can be enriched by the use of IT.

Media literacy

New report: Danes are skilled, but often uncritical media users

mediaResearchDigital Design DepartmentGitte Stald

December 18, 2015

Danes are generally competent media users, shows a new report by the IT University prepared for the Danish Agency for Culture and the Culture Authority and The Media Council. Many are, however, quite uncritical, and some groups have difficulties in keeping up with digitalization.