Mashable features NLP as a tool to counter ‘fake news’

NLP in the News

Small Humans, a Mashable series about raising children, explored the skills children need to avoid being fooled by “fake news.” Among the experts interviewed was Peter Adams, our senior vice president of education, who said that equipping teens to deal with misinformation is a moral imperative. “Information is the basis of students’ civic literacy, civic engagement, and civic empowerment, so to not give them the tools they need to navigate the 21st-century information landscape and make smart decisions is fundamentally disempowering,” he said.

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Vetting election information: Tips for veterans, service members

To break through a confusing and misleading information landscape, the News Literacy Project hosted a panel of experts who work with the military community to discuss common types of election-related misinformation and practical tips for finding reliable news before voting.