Reason-Checking Fake News

Posted by Brian Plüss on November 12, 2020
Cover of CACM 11/2020 Vol.63 No.11

Our work with the BBC over 2018-2019 focused on helping school pupils to identify fake news by putting news articles under a critical thinking microscope. The Evidence Toolkit was rolled out to over 3,000 schools and was the first publicly deployed application to rely upon argument mining. Our work is described in an article just out in this month’s Communications of the ACM.