Our innovation manager Denis Teyssou (AFP) conducted a 50 minutes dedicated breakout session named AI vs disinformation: the vera.ai project: enhancing the InVID-WeVerify plugin. Around 40 participants, including well-known fact-checkers like Craig Silverman (ProPublica), attended the session in-person. The talk was recorded for online participants on the Global Fact 10 website.
Here's a video recording of a talk by Fabio Giglietto of the University of Urbino, given in June 2023 at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Topic: using OpenAI models to identify the most salient topics circulated via Facebook links in the run-up to the Italian general elections.
On 29 June 2023, the conference "Meet the Future of AI: Countering Sophisticated & Advanced Disinformation" took place at VRT in Brussels. It was organised by Horizon Europe research projects AI4Media, AI4Trust, TITAN, vera.ai and the European Commission. The event was attended by 90 people on-site, while around 180 joined online. Here's a recap.
On Friday 30 June, vera.ai will be featured in Seoul (Korea), in a dedicated breakout session of the leading worldwide gathering of fact-checkers: Global Fact 10, which takes place under the auspices of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN).
The event “Meet the future of AI” is coming closer, scheduled to take place on 29 June 2023. You can still register - but we are filling up fast (for in-person participation - no limits in term of numbers for participation online). Here, we publish the detailed agenda, so you know what you can expect.
The EU co-funded projects AI4Media and vera.ai co-organized a joint workshop on Multimedia AI against Disinformation (MAD’23), which took place in Thessaloniki on 12 June 2023. Here's a recap and outlook.
In this final video of the short interview series recorded in Perugia at the International Journalism Festival 2023, Felix M. Simon of the Oxford Internet Institute talked to DW's Jochen Spangenberg about the role generative AI is likely to play on the disinformation and verification sphere.
Maarten Schenk is co-founder of Belgian fact-checking outlet Lead Stories. He is very active in the field of debunking. At the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, DW's Jochen Spangenberg asked him about his views on how Artificial Intelligence will impact the production as well as spreading of disinformation, and what this means for fact-checkers like him.
At the International Journalism Festival 2023 in Perugia DW's Jochen Spangenberg interviewed Nic Newman of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism to find out what he thought would be the impact of recent advances in Artificial Intelligence on the disinformation and verification sphere. Watch the short video to hear what Nic had to say.
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