Month: January 2020

January 23, 2020 Rubin, Victoria No comments exist

A new book on ‘fake news’ is out and we contributed a chapter to it! “Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World”, edited by Kimiz Dalkir & Rebecca Katz (McGill University, Canada), is a collection of innovative research on human and automated methods to deter the spread of misinformation online, such…

January 23, 2020 Rubin, Victoria No comments exist

In just a few words, we compute natural language patterns to identify varieties of fakes in online news. Is 3 minutes enough time to talk about it? Hardly, but you get a better sense of it: The 3-minute format was an imposed requirement by the Organizers of the 3MTalks. In practice, it’s either a turtle…