Tackling Disinformation: Can AI augment human efforts in fact-checking?

Posted by on January 17, 2022  /  0 Comments

LIRNEasia conducted a forum in mid-December 2021 focusing on tackling disinformation. Moderated by Nalaka Gunawardene – Science Writer and Media Analyst, the forum consisted of two key notes followed by panel discussions.

Keynote 1: Can Machine Learning augment human fact-checkers: Potential and limits of automating in Sinhala language by Yudhanjaya Wijeratne – Senior Researcher on the Data, Algorithms and Policy team at LIRNEasia Co-founder, WatchDog Sri Lanka fact-checking service

Keynote 2: Countering Information Disorder and Maintaining Freedom of Expression (FoE): Choices for Sri Lanka by Prof Rohan Samarajiva, Founder Chair, LIRNEasia

Watch the coverage of the full session here.

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