Month: April 2017

Satire Detector Launched

Satire Detector has been now released. It’s phrased as a study at Western University. Would you like to try it out? Play with the tool. It greatly helps to improve out training model of satirical news. We are learning how to tell whether a news piece is legitimate or satirical. Access at

Media Interest in our Research on Fake News

Here are our lab’s efforts in research dissemination and knowledge mobilization for the SSHRC Insight Grant (#435-2015-0065): Digital Deception Detection: Identifying Deliberate Misinformation in Online News (2015-2018).Background. The Language and Information Technology Research Lab (LiT.RL) was founded in 2009. The lab’s mission is to improve access to information by developing language models, methods, and software Read More …