UNBIASED: Fact-provisioning and bias estimation tools for public inoculation against disinformation campaigns

Project facts

Project promoter:
Athens Technology Center SA
Project Number:
GR-INNOVATION-0009
Status:
In implementation
Initial project cost:
€292,000
Other Project Partners
Athena Research and Innovation Center in Information Communication and Knowledge Technologies (“Athena” RC)

Description

The project UNBIASED aims to combat disinformation online and provide automated tools for fact-checking and identification of reporting bias. The tools developed  will be integrated into a news aggregator that will incorporate a large number of different news sources, such as online news agencies, newspapers, blogs, social media, etc., with functionalities that will contribute to combating disinformation and the identification of fake news. Specifically, UNBIASED will offer tools for:
- real-time content organization and classification
- analyzing and estimating the various forms of reporting bias
-  discovery of debated topics and polarity of news sources
- provision of external evidence for fact checking