Artificial Intelligence Against Disinformation: The FANDANGO Practical Case (short paper)

Francesco Saverio Nucci, Silvia Boi, Massimo Magaldi
2020 International Forum on Digital and Democracy  
The present paper discusses how Artificial Intelligence can support the fight to disinformation to support a correct access to the news and content to the citizens, allowing the right democratic participation. Even if automatic detection of Fake News and disinformation is not possible for the moment and not in the intention of the authors, Machine Learning technologies and Big Data analysis can strongly support journalists and media professionals to detect disinformation in their day-by-day
more » ... ing activity. The paper presents some results of a running EU co-funded project, named FANDANGO, describing its technological approach and architecture. In the first and second chapters the context of disinformation is presented, in chapter 3 and 4 the FANDANGO project is shortly described, including its AI approach and dataflow architecture, chapter 5 describes the project use cases: climate change, immigration, and European policies. Finally, some short conclusions conclude the paper with general considerations on the status of digital media and with some preliminary suggestions to enforce the media in European ecosystem.
dblp:conf/ifdad/NucciBM20 fatcat:o2jn3otzancpnpxr4f2ijeru6i