The MISDOOM symposium traditionally features invited speakers from both academia and journalism.
Edda Humprecht (University of Zürich)
Edda Humprecht is a Senior Research and Teaching Associate in the Department of Mass Communication and Media Research at the University of Zurich. In her research, she focuses on the content, use and effects of political communication, in particular, social media and digital media. Currently, she leads a project on online disinformation in comparative perspective.
Coen van de Ven (De Groene Amsterdammer, Amsterdam)
Coen van de Ven is a journalist at De Groene Amsterdammer, one of the larger quality newspapers in the Netherlands, where he wrote, among other things, about misinformation, fake news and alt right. He is furthermore a board member of the Dutch investigative journalism association.