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Fake y desinformación

The Fate of the News in the Age of the Coronavirus | The New Yorker

Can a fragile media ecosystem survive the pandemic?

Can AI Win the War Against Fake News? - MIT Technology Review

Developers are working on tools that can help spot suspect stories and call them out, but it may be the beginning of an automated arms race.

Los bots en Twitter influyeron en el resultado del Brexit y de las elecciones de EE.UU.

Un estudio de la Oficina Nacional de Investigación Económica afirmó que los bots añadieron 3.23 puntos porcentuales de voto a favor de Trump en las elecciones de 2016.

Amazon's Facial Recognition System Mistakes Members of Congress for Mugshots | WIRED

Amazon has marketed its Rekognition facial recognition system to law enforcement. But in a new ACLU study, the technology confused 28 members of Congress with publicly available arrest photos.

MIT made an image editing AI that can replace the background in any image

MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab recently developed an AI that provides one-click object selection in images.

'Esta persona no existe', la inquietante web que usa inteligencia artificial para generar rostros de personas que no ...

La imagen que abre este post nos muestra tres rostros de personas que no son reales, personas que no existen y que fueron creadas por un motor de inteligencia...

La supuesta "foto de la NASA" de los incendios en Australia es una recreación digital | Verne EL PAÍS

En la imagen están representados los incendios sucedidos a lo largo de todo un mes, y los focos no están recreados a escala real.

“Rated false”: Here’s the most interesting new research on fake news and fact-checking » Nieman Journalism Lab

Journalist’s Resource sifts through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here they collect the best of 2019, including research into the effectiveness of fact-checking, why people are susceptible to fake news, and the changing volume of misinformation on social media.

La alfabetización mediática en la era de noticias falsas | Universo Abierto

Media Literacy in an Age of Fake News: Prepare your users for the pitfalls of misinformation By George M. Eberhart | November 1, 2019. American Libraries, 2019 Ver original   Después de varios años de noticias falsas y hechos alternativos, la alfabetización mediática sigue siendo un desafío. El Informe de Aprendizaje y Creación de Prototipos de…

Cómo darse cuenta de que una foto es falsa - Infobae

El equipo de Reverso compartió un video, realizado por TKM en el que brinda claves para detectar si una foto es falsa y no caer en engaños.

This “Wikipedia for fact-checking” by students makes more room for context and origins of claims online » Nieman Jour...

"Our simple definition, for the purposes of the wiki, is that 'truth' is something generally believed by people in a position to know, that are likely to tell the truth."

ARTICLE: Four types of "fake news" - Journalism research news

So-called fake news have become a widely discussed topic especially since the 2016 presidential elections in the United States. The concept and the term, however, are older, write Edson C. Tandoc Jr., Zheng Wei Lim and Richard Ling, all of Nanyang Technological University. The authors searched for scholarly articles using the term and analysed the publications they found.

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds | The New Yorker

New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.

Digital Tribalism – The Real Story About Fake News | ctrl+verlust

The Internet has always been my dream of freedom. By this I mean not only the freedom of communication and information, but also the hope for a new freedom of social relations. Despite all the social mobility of modern society, social relations are still somewhat constricting today. From kindergarten to school, from the club to the workplace, we are constantly fed through organizational forms that categorize, sort and thereby de-individualize us. From grassroots groups to citizenship, the whole of society is organized like a group game, and we are rarely allowed to choose our fellow players. It’s always like, „Find your place, settle down, be a part of us.“

Study finds fake news spreads faster and further on Twitter than truth | Engadget

There's been a lot of discussion about fake news, how it spreads on social networks and how it impacts behaviors like political decisions. But there hasn't really been an in-depth look into how true and false information spreads on sites like Facebook or Twitter, nor has there been an analysis on how big of a role bots play in that spread. Well three researchers at MIT have just published a study in Science that does just that and their work finds that false information spreads faster, further, deeper and more broadly than true information and that humans, not bots, are to blame.

Las guerras de la era de la desinformación

A medida que ha avanzado la digitalización de nuestras sociedades, la lucha de poder entre estados ha traspasado al ciberespacio como nuevo teatro de operaciones. La propaganda política y la...

La larga historia de las noticias falsas | Cultura | EL PAÍS

La utilización política de las mentiras empezó mucho antes de las redes sociales, la construcción de otras realidades ha sido una constante desde la antigua Grecia

Un ‘Mapa de transparencia’ en cada noticia: la propuesta de Público para combatir la desinformación – Ahora que no no...

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A cognitive scientist explains why humans are so susceptible to fake news and misinformation » Nieman Journalism Lab

"We might like to think of our memory as an archivist that carefully preserves events, but sometimes it's more like a storyteller."

Games might be a good tool for fighting fake news. Here’s what three developers have learned » Nieman Journalism Lab

"What I found to be really great about the game is how terrible at it I am and how terrible people are at it."