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Academic Director

Brief info

José Rúas Araújo. Professor of Political Communication at the faculty of Social Sciences and Communication and Head of the Department of Audiovisual Communication and Advertising at the University of Vigo. He is currently the principal investigator (PI) of two projects funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities: Transfer/Proof-Concept (DEBATrue), focused on the creation of an online fact-checking platform; and Research (FAKELOCAL) based on the analysis and impact of disinformation and digitalisation processes in both new and traditional media within the local environment.