What is Political Bias? – In Technical Terms

In this article, we will review all the researches done in the field of discovering political bias. Understanding Characteristics of Biased Sentences in News Articles Methodology Bias Labeling via Crowd-Sourcing They used crowdsourcing to collect bias labels using “Figure Eight” platform. In crowdsourcing they let the workers make judgements on each target news article (using also the reference news article). Analysis of Perceived News Bias To analyze what kind of words are tagged as bias triggers by the workers: they analyze the phrases annotated as biased in terms of the word length (4 words in a sentence have been annotated). … Continue reading What is Political Bias? – In Technical Terms

How to Fact-Check using Natural Language Processing Techniques? A Literature Review

In this article, we present the summary of our research in the field of fact-checking. We categorized them in two categories, first are the closed source published applications and the second are the research projects done in this field. Closed Source Snobs Their methodology depends on human annotators to fact check a piece of the news and present a detailed report regarding the inaccuracies in the article Reporters’ Lab Their methodology depends on human annotators as well, and dataset can be found in https://www.politifact.com/texas/ and https://factnameh.com/ Fullfact Their methodology builds a fully automated fact checker, but no details are provided … Continue reading How to Fact-Check using Natural Language Processing Techniques? A Literature Review