Fake News: Impact on Society – 3/4

When

21 January 2021

Where

Online

Description

This is the third in a series of four virtual events presented by News Media, Digital Humanities, FAIFE, and CLM.  This event offers three speakers' research into the concept of fake news and its impact in modern society.

Panelists are Katharina Beckh and Vishwani Gupta, presenting, "Supporting Verification of News Articles with Machine Learning Methods: Automated Search for Semantically Similar Articles." Also presenting is Jeffrey Knapp, discussing a collaborative research paper titled, "'It would be horrible if I printed something that wasn't true': Examining the Research Behaviors of Journalism Students." A Question and Answer session will follow the talks. 

Attendance is free, though we do request advanced registration. 

Join the webinar on 21 January 2021, 17.00 - 18.00 CEST
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Speakers:

  • Katharina Beckh and Vishwani Gupta
  • Jeffrey Knapp

Suggested Audience: Library professionals; graduate students of LIS, History, Humanities; digital preservation specialists; researchers

Organiser: Ana Krahmer (ana.krahmer@unt.edu)

Sponsored by: IFLA News Media SectionCopyright and other Legal Matters (CLM) Advisory Committee, Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) Advisory Committee, and the Digital Humanities – Digital Scholarship Special Interest Group

Webinar, News Media, Copyright and other Legal Matters (CLM) Advisory Committee, Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) Advisory Committee, Digital Humanities – Digital Scholarship

Last update: 21 September 2020