Walter Quattrociocchi is interested in the characterisation of social dynamics, ranging from opinions to social dynamics with a special focus on narration on the Net – conspiracy theories and fake news – with the resulting spread over the net. He leads the Data Science and Complexity Laboratory at the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice. His research is often quoted by scientific journals and international media such as the New York Times, The Guardian, The Economist, the Washington Post and the New Scientist among others, as well as being in major documents such as the Davos World Forum Global Risk Report.
Antonio Scalari is a biologist by training, he them attended an MA in journalism and communication in science at the University of Ferrara. As a journalist he has he has taken an interest in vaccines, earthquakes, climate change, evolutionary biology, pseudo-science and fact checking. He is a member of the collective information blog Valigia Blu.
Antonella Vicini is a professional journalist, who has worked for Il Tempo, Il Riformista, Il Messaggero and Reset. Currently she is studying social network dynamics as well as writing.