Watch ’n’ Check: Towards a Social Media Monitoring Tool to Assist Fact-Checking Experts

Abstract

We present an ongoing collaboration between computer science researchers and fact-checking experts in a broadcast corporation to develop Watch ‘n’ Check, a social media monitoring tool that assists fact-checkers to detect and target misinformation online. The lean methodology followed in our collaboration has helped us to better understand how information access tools can assist fact-checking experts. We report initial results and discuss our plan for further development, as well as the open challenges identified so far.

Publication
2020 IEEE 7th International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA)

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