The ROMCIR 2021 Workshop

Reducing Online Misinformation through Credible Information Retrieval

First Edition

To be held in conjunction with ECIR 2021: The 43rd European Conference on Information Retrieval

April 1, 2021 | Lucca, Italy (Online Event)

What we see unfolding right before our eyes is nothing less than Moore’s Law applied to the distribution of mis-information: an exponential growth of available technology coupled with a rapid collapse of costs.

Filloux, F. (2017) You can’t sell news for what it costs to make, The Walkley Magazine on Medium

There is an immediate need to seek workable solutions for the polluted information streams that are now characteristic of our modern, networked, and increasingly polarised world.

Wardle, C., Derakhshan H. (2017) INFORMATION DISORDER: Toward an interdisciplinary framework for research and policy making. Council of Europe