Tags fact-checking

Google, Ohio State join to fight COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Researchers will study which headlines and sources are most effective at correcting misinformation and whether they can increase willingness to take a COVID-19 vaccine.

AI-powered fake news spotter under development at ASU

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

The algorithm, which is especially useful during a health crisis, is being developed to scrutinize news being shared on social media and alert users to misinformation.

Duke U. pits fact-checking apps against Trump's State of the Union speech

by Betsy Foresman • 3 years ago

The software sometimes faltered, but the student-developed tools also matched some of the president's claims against fact databases in real time.