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Deception Detection in Online Media

Zaynutdinova, Alsu and Pisarevskaya, Dina and Zubov, Maxim and Makarov, Ilya (2019): Deception Detection in Online Media. Published in: CEUR Workshop Proceedings , Vol. 2479, (26 September 2019): pp. 121-127.


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Russian Federation and European Union are fighting againstfake news together with other countries in various topics. The disinform-ation affected British referendum of existing EU, the US election andCatalonia’s referendum are broadly studied. A need for automated fact-checking increases, European Commission’s Action Plan 8 is an evidence.In this work, we develop a model for detecting disinformation in Russianlanguage in online media. We use reliable and unreliable sources to com-pare named entities and verbs extracted using DeepPavlov library. Ourmethod shows four time greater recall compared to chosen baseline.

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