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, "The Aftermath of Gaza & the Future of Two States: A Journalist's Perspective, 5 pm, 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; Molly Ball, The Atlantic; and Brian Stelter, CNN. Public Event in Fleishman Commons, Sanford School. Contact for more info
Events info: Shelley Stonecipher Archive of Past Events