Fake News: Impact on Society – 3/4
21 January 2021
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.
- Katharina Beckh and Vishwani Gupta
- Jeffrey Knapp
Suggested Audience: Library professionals; graduate students of LIS, History, Humanities; digital preservation specialists; researchers
Organiser: Ana Krahmer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sponsored by: IFLA News Media Section, Copyright 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
Last update: 29 October 2020