vera.ai project: ‘Verification Assisted by Artificial Intelligence'

Presenter(s): Carolina Scarton (University Sheffield)

The task of professionally debunking disinformation narratives is not trivial and the significant increase in information shared online has added a huge strain in the work of journalists and fact-checkers. In this talk, I will present our ongoing work on AI-based tools for assisting the work of professional fact-checking. I will also discuss current challenges and future directions in this area.