Generating and Identifying Propaganda with Machine Learning

3/11/2022 10:21:21 AM -- New research from the United States and Qatar – which includes Illinois CS professor Heng Ji and student Kung-Hsiang (Steeve) Huang as co-authors – offers a novel method for identifying fake news that has been written in the way that humans actually write fake news – by embedding inaccurate statements into a largely truthful context, and by the use of popular propaganda techniques such as appeals to authority and loaded language.

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