In early September 2018 Dr. Rubin was interviewed by Niels Waarlo, Techjournalist De Volkskrant. Rubin and Waarlo exchanged several e-mails and on September 14, 2018 Waarlo published an article in the Dutch newspaper, De Volkskrant, a daily morning newspaper with a circulation of about 250,000. The piece is about the difficulties with creating online detectors Read More …
Category: Lab In The Media
Our team was interviewed by Elizabeth Fernandez, the host of SparkDialog, a podcast about science and society. You can listen to the full recording or just read her introductory paragraph. http://sparkdialog.com/fake-news/
Yimin Chen is nearing his PhD thesis completion and his topic on Internet trolls is sparking interest of the local media outlets. You can listen to his 8-minute interview on CBC London Morning. You can also access the accompanying article written by Julianne Hazlewood, CBC News on Feb 08, 2018.
Professor Rubin and Sarah Cornwell were interviewed by Daniel Midgley, an Australian radio show host on deception and satire detection for his podcast, “Talk the Talk”. The show “presents stuff that’s happening in the world of linguistics”. The podcast is available online (starting at around 14 min 30 sec).
Victoria Rubin was interviewed by Daniel Calabretta, a senior digital editor at the Ryerson Review of Journalism (the RRJ), Ryerson University’s flagship magazine in Toronto. Daniel Calabretta is working on a feature for the magazine’s print edition, slated to come out in Spring 2018. He says the piece will be “focusing on fake news in Read More …
Our research team’s research was profiled in the article “Researchers at Western build satire detector for news websites” on universityaffairs.ca on August 14, 2017. [University Affairs is Canada’s authoritative source of information about and for Canada’s university community.]