Fake News Detection
February 4, 2022
Media outlets and social media platforms run rampant with “fake news,” or information that has not been fact-checked, especially as they become more opinionated and stray away from centrist, fact-based reporting. This is an increasing issue in reporting, as the public receives most of their information in this way and depend on these outlets to be informed. According to BBC, false information can take many forms (satire, clickbait, propaganda, and mistakes), and it can be classified as disinformation or misinformation.