Hosted by the U.S. Embassy Oslo. The panel discussion takes place at meeting room Amalie Skram for 50 people and will also be streamed online.
- Sarah Kreps is a Professor of Government and Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell University. Her teaching and research focus on the intersection of international politics, technology, and national security. She has published five books, the most recently, Social Media and International Relations.
- Bret Schafer is the Media and Digital Disinformation Fellow at Alliance for Securing Democracy. As an expert in computational propaganda, he has appeared in The New York Time, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and regularly been interviewed by NPR, PBS and BBC radio.
- Kristoffer Egeberg is Editor-in-Chief of the Norwegian fact-checking website, Faktisk.no. He received the SKUP Award and later the International Reporter’s Journalism Award for the disclosure of sales of decommissioned naval ships of the Royal Norwegian Navy to Nigerian paramilitary groups while working as journalist for newspaper Dagbladet.
- Bente Kalsnes is an Associate Professor at Kristiania University College. Her research is on the impact communication technologies have on politics, digital journalism, and disinformation. She received the Norwegian Media Researchers’ Communication grant for her research outreach to media and through social media, and is the author of Fake News: Lies, Disinformation and Propaganda in the Digital Public Sphere.