Dr Eileen Culloty


Dr Eileen Culloty is Deputy Director at the DCU Institute for Media, Democracy and Society (FuJo). She leads research on countering disinformation as coordinator of the Ireland Hub of the European Digital Media Observatory and as part of the H2020 project Provenance (grant no. 825227). Her  book, co-authored with Jane Suiter, Disinformation and Manipulation in Digital Media is published by Routledge.

Eileen leads a Broadcasting Authority of Ireland project investigating the diversity of public service media during Covid-19 and a Science Foundation Ireland outreach project on countering misperceptions about vaccines. She works with Jane Suiter and Lala Muradova on a DCU funded project investigating the use of mini-publics to counter Covid-19 disinformation.

Eileen’s research has been published in Journalism, European Journal of Communication, Environmental Communication, Digital Journalism, and Critical Studies on Terrorism. Her co-authored paper on social media and political communication was awarded 3rd place in the International Communication Association’s Top Three Faculty Papers for 2018.

Eileen sits on the management board of the Marie-Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network JOLT: Harnessing Digital and Data Technology for Journalism (grant no. 765140) and is a member of the Steering Group for Media Literacy Ireland, a national association facilitated by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.