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Fact Checking and Fact-based journalism in the age of AI

1 November, 2023 @ 09:00 - 16:00

Kristiania University College and MediaFutures partner Faktisk.no have the honour to invite to a full-day conference about the challenges and opportunities that AI presents in the field of fact-checking.

How to distinguish between genuine and AI-generated content?

The challenges arising from new AI technology in fact-checking are significant. How is this field evolving, and what methods are being employed to uncover AI-generated visual content?

The event is free of charge and is aimed at journalists and editors in Norwegian media, representatives from Norwegian political parties, intelligence services, top executives, employees of humanitarian and human rights organizations, as well as researchers.

The event will be conducted in English. Please remember to register for the event.

Deadline to register: 25.10.2023

The conference will be also available via streaming.


09.00: Doors open

09.30: Welcome & introduction by Morten L. Dahlback (Faktisk.no) and Nils Arne Bakke (Kristiania University College).

10.00: Presentation by Mevan Babakar, the News and Information Credibility Lead at Google.

10.45: 15 min break

11.00: Presentation by Andrew Dudfield, interim CEO of Full Fact, the UK’s largest independent fact-checking organization.

11.45: 60 min lunch break

12.45: Amnesty International’s AI-Generated Images: A Critical Assessment by Liv Hausken, professor and the head of the research for Media Aesthetics at the University of Oslo.

13.30: 15 min break

13.45: Multimodal Generative AI and Synthetic Media: Current Threats and Responses from a Global Human Rights and Civic Journalism Perspective by Sam Gregory, Executive Director of the independent fact-checking organization WITNESS.

14.30: 15 min break

14.45: Focus on the interaction between journalism and tech development by Pål Nedregotten, Director of Technology at the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK).

15.30: Closing remarks

Small changes in the program may occur, potentially causing smaller moves of the time of the lunch break and the end.


1 November, 2023
09:00 - 16:00
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Kristiania, Kirkegata 24-26, Oslo
Kirkegata 24-26
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