A Duke team has developed software to assist journalists in identifying and fact-checking claims made by politicians and other news sources. The team is presenting their research at the 2014 Computation + Journalism conference in New York on Oct. 24. Professors Jun Yang and Bill Adair have described the research in an American Journalism Review article. The uClaim/iCheck team’s research can be found here.
DEMAN Weekend Duke Entertainment, Media and the Arts will host a series of events featuring alumni in the arts and media.Mon Nov 10: noon-1:30 pm
Ethan Bronner, deputy national editor, NYT, will discuss the current Israeli-Palestinian crisis. Hosted by the Duke Center for Jewish Studies, cosponsored by DeWitt Wallace Center and Sanford School. RSVP for student lunch. Public event, time TBA, Fleishman Commons, Sanford SchoolSat Nov 22: 1-2:30 pm
Zeidman Colloquium: Media Coverage of the 2014 Elections. Panelists will include Nate Silver, fivethirtyeight.com; and Molly Ball, The Atlantic and Brian Stelter. Public Event in Fleishman Commons, Sanford School. Contact for more info
Events info: Shelley Stonecipher Archive of Past Events