Automating verification? The role of technology in the verification process: status, activities and challenges

2018-04-13 10:45:00 2018-04-13 12:00:00 Europe/Rome Automating verification? The role of technology in the verification process: status, activities and challenges #ijf18 The session will investigate and outline how and to what extent technology (such as tools, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning) can support journalists, fact-checkers and those investigating human rights abuses. What are current practices? Which challenges and roadblocks exist? What is the role of humans in the fact-checking process, and how has it changed? What lies ahead and can be expected? These are just some of the issues that will be raised in the session. It brings together experts from various fields. They approach the topic of content verification from different angles, and share their views and experiences with the audience. Attendees are also invited to participate in and contribute to the discussions. Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani - Perugia

panel discussion | in lingua inglese (senza traduzione)

10:45 - 12:00   venerdì 13/04/2018

Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

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Phoebe Arnold
Full Fact
Sam Dubberley
digital verification corps Amnesty International
Tom Felle
City University London
Jochen Spangenberg
Deutsche Welle

The session will investigate and outline how and to what extent technology (such as tools, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning) can support journalists, fact-checkers and those investigating human rights abuses. What are current practices? Which challenges and roadblocks exist? What is the role of humans in the fact-checking process, and how has it changed? What lies ahead and can be expected? These are just some of the issues that will be raised in the session. It brings together experts from various fields. They approach the topic of content verification from different angles, and share their views and experiences with the audience. Attendees are also invited to participate in and contribute to the discussions.