Farida Vis

director Visual Social Media Lab

Farida Vis

Farida Vis is Director of the Visual Social Media Lab (VSML), which brings together a group of interdisciplinary researchers from academia and industry interested in analyzing social media images. She is Professor of Digital Media at the Manchester School of Art. Taking seriously the need to engage beyond academia, she sits on the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Information and Entertainment. The VSML is part of First Draft’s Academic Partner Network and is working on a number of collaborative projects on mis/disinformation focused on images.

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IJF 2018

Farida Vis will speak at the following events:

12:00 - 13:15  thursday 12 april 2018
Palazzo Sorbello
Memes, journalism and visual misinformation
17:30 - 18:45  friday 13 april 2018
Sala San Francesco
Critical perspectives on the disinformation discussion






IJF 2017

Farida Vis will speak at the following events:

15:15 - 16:15  thursday 6 april 2017
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani
Internet memes: misinformation machines or vectors of truth?



IJF 2016

Farida Vis will speak at the following events:

18:00 - 19:30  saturday 9 april 2016
Centro Servizi G. Alessi
The iconic image on social media: the death of Aylan Kurdi



IJF 2014

Farida Vis will speak at the following events:

09:00 - 10:30  saturday 3 may 2014
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello
Data, fact-finding and breaking news




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