Author: newscoding

Fake news or misinformation detection algorithms and datasets

By Chenyan Jia In this post, newscoding recommends several fake news or misinformation detection algorithms or datasets (especially misinformation related to COVID-19) that are used by researchers or Internet companies (*the following list is in no particular order of importance). No. 1 Twitter: Updating our Approach to Misleading Information In this article, Twitter introduces new…

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Knight Center: Hands-on machine learning solutions for journalists

Newscoding recommendation: Machine learning is a buzzword nowadays. John Keefe, the technical architect for bots and machine learning at Quartz, will guide you step-by-step through the concepts and codes of machine learning in the journalism field. Registration link: https://journalismcourses.org/MACH0919.html JournalismCourses.org is is an online training platform of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the…

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Top websites for journalists interested in coding

By Chenyan Jia GitHub: These codes are from IRE’s multi-day Python Bootcamp for journalists. https://github.com/ireapps/coding-for-journalists https://coding-for-journalists.readthedocs.io/en/latest Jonathan Soma: A blog written by Professor Jonathan Soma from Columbia University’s Journalism School. http://jonathansoma.com/tutorials Professor Soma also has a website named investigate.ai. https://investigate.ai Stack Overflow: The largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and…

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