IMSyPP on Slovenian national television

The coordinator of the IMSyPP project Dr. Petra Kralj Novak was interviewed about the findings of the project for a weekly news show Studio City, which is aired Mondays at 21:00 on the first program of the Slovenian national television. Her interview was on air on February 22, 2021, in the scope of a hate speech awareness-raising piece. The show is available in the national television's archive on the following link: https://www.rtvslo.si/4d/arhiv/174755909?s=tv (starting at minute 18:35).

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Interview for online magazine moskisvet.com

An interview with the coordinator of the IMSyPP project Petra Kralj Novak is published on moskisvet.com (a Slovenian online portal) today (February 12, 2021). The interview is about hate speech and the findings of the IMSyPP project in the first year of our project. The focus is on on-line hate speech in Slovenia.

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February 9: Safer internet day

TextGain's new branch Textgain Academy is organizing a series of webinars on Safer Internet Day (February 9). Registration is free of charge. https://www.textgain.com/sid2021/

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Best lightning presentation @ Complex Networks 2020

Bojan Evkoski got the Best Lightning Presentation award at the 9th International Conference on Complex Networks and Their Applications for the contribution B. Evkoski, I. Mozetič, N. Ljubešić, P. Kralj Novak: Evolution of political polarization on Slovenian Twitter

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“Language Technology vs. Disinformation” workshop organized by DG CNECT

IMSyPP researchers actively contributed to the “Language Technology vs. Disinformation” workshop organized by DG cnect which was held on November 24, 2020 via Zoom. Petra Kralj Novak from Jozef Stefan Institute gave a talk "Tackling hate speech on Slovenian Twitter" and Guy De Pauw from Textgain gave a talk "Social Media Monitoring of Hate Speech and Disinformation". The recordings are available.

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Kick-off meeting

Kick-off meeting

On March 26, 2020, constrained by the coronavirus epidemic, the IMSyPP kick-off meeting was held as a videoconference. All the partners introduced themselves and their unique expertise to the entire consortium, which was crucial in fixing the next steps in the project. Thanks to everybody for joining and being cooperative the whole day!

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