How About a Fact-checking App for Articles?


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blogs.rrc-Truth-MythSome computers like IBM’s Watson can store millions of facts and that’s a fact. If Watson could do that, it’s so believable that it could also check if articles are factual and do not contain false ‘facts’.

Free Journalism Ethics Hotline
‘The Society for Professional Journalists just revised its code of ethics for the first time in 18 years for the digital age, and the Online News Association is crowdsourcing a project that allows journalists to build individual codes of ethics on the premise that one standardized code can no longer represent everyone.

‘Lodged in between these contrasting initiatives is a question about whether more standardized ethics codes have become stale in a fast-paced media environment where the working conditions for journalists are ever-changing. Or, do they in fact represent much-needed, objective fix points in a fluid world where far too much is already relative and individual?…’
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Poch is a Bookrix author and a freelance writer. He is a frequent contributor to TED Conversations.
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One Response to How About a Fact-checking App for Articles?

  1. Pedro Calado says:

    Hey Poch, how are you doing? I’ve seen your WordPress for a while.

    Great post, thanks for sharing this, very interesting concept.
    About the topic you should definitely check this:
    App to Track and Verify News Content – http://pedroagdcalado.wordpress.com/2014/10/28/app-to-track-and-verify-news-content/

    Best regards,
    Pedro Calado

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