Month: September 2018

September 20, 2018 Rubin, Victoria No comments exist

In Winter 2019 Dr. Rubin is offering a new special topic interdisciplinary course “Misinformation & Viral Deception (FIMS 9328)” which will be open to FIMS graduate students, including those interested primarily in journalism and communication, or media studies, or library, information science and technologies. A variety of expertise, backgrounds, and interests in the classroom will…

September 19, 2018 Rubin, Victoria No comments exist

The FIMULAW is an interdisciplinary conference held jointly by the Faculties of Information and Media Studies, Music, and Law at Western University.     The FIMULAW event “provides graduate students and faculty members across our three faculties the opportunity to work together to address shared concerns which merit novel, interdisciplinary responses”. Several LiT.RL lab members…

September 19, 2018 Rubin, Victoria No comments exist

In early September 2018 Dr. Rubin was interviewed by Niels Waarlo, Techjournalist De Volkskrant. Rubin and Waarlo exchanged several e-mails and on September 14, 2018 Waarlo published an article in the Dutch newspaper, De Volkskrant, a daily morning newspaper with a circulation of about 250,000. The piece is about the difficulties with creating online detectors…

September 19, 2018 Rubin, Victoria No comments exist

The Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-52) will take place in January 2019 in Maui, Hawaii. HICSS prides itself as “the longest standing scientific conference in the information systems and technology field.” According to the Wikipedia page about HICSS, it is “the top IS conference in terms of citations as recorded by Google…

September 19, 2018 Rubin, Victoria No comments exist

On Tuesday, October 16, Dr. Rubin will be joining two other panelists at Syracuse University in the Newhouse/iSchool Lecture series panel on “Fake News, Language Analysis and Online Influence.” Moderator: Lu Xiao, associate professor, iSchool Other Panelists are: Rosanna Guadagno, researcher, Online Social Influence Lab, Stanford University Lillian Lee, professor, computer science and information science,…

September 19, 2018 Rubin, Victoria No comments exist

The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting is held in Vancouver, Canada this year with a theme of “Building & Sustaining An Ethical Future With Emerging Technology”. See ASIS&T2018 Brochure for more details. Our lab team members will be giving 4 presentations. The 2 oral presentations are on various topics in students’…